This is a proposed alphabet that is meant to be used for writing of Kalmyk. It is now in a very early stage of development, so some changes may occur to it in the future as the creator see fit. For any questions please use the email link below.

Xal'mg latin bičlt/Хальмг латин бичлт
The Kalmyk Latin alphabet

Devised by: Michael Fustumum (michaelpeterfustumum(at)gmail.com)

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Latin letter

Cyrillic letter

IPA

1

A a

А а

[a]

Ә ә []
3

B b

Б б

[p], [pʲ]

4

C c

Ц ц

[t͡sʰ]

5

Č č

Ч ч

[t͡ʃʰ]

6

D d

Д д

[t], [tʲ]

7

E e

Э э

[e]

8

F f

Ф ф

[f]

9

G g

Г г

[ɡ], [ɡʲ], [ɢ]

10 H h Һ һ [h]
11 I i И и, Ы ы [i]

12

J j Җ җ [d͡ʒ]
13

K k

К к

[k], [kʲ]

14

L l

Л л

[ɮ], [ɮʲ]

15

M m

М м

[m], [mʲ]

16

N n

Н н

[n], [nʲ]

17

Ŋ ŋ Ң ң [ŋ]
18

O o

О о

[ɔ]

19 Ө ө [o]
20

P p

П п

[pʰ], [pʲʰ]

21

R r

Р р

[r], [rʲ]

22

S s

С с

[s]

23

Š š

Ш ш

[ʃ]

24

T t

Т т

[tʰ], [tʲʰ]

25

U u

У у

[ʊ]

26 Ү ү [u]
27

W w

В в

[w], [wʲ]

28 X x Х х [x], [xʲ]
29 Y y Й й [j]
30

Z z

З з

[t͡s]

31

Ž ž

Ж ж

[t͡ʃ]

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There would not be letters q, v, which would be replaced by k, w, respectively.

Text example
First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Mana Teŋgrin eck! Nerntn rn boltxa! Tana josn irtx! Tengrt butsn taaltn hazr deer bttx! Erkn kergt dmg Endr drt ilghit Yahj bidn kn kilnc twnwidn, Tiigj Ta kilncmdn twlit! Sdg jumnla biča xarhulit! Erlgs getlgit.

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