This is a proposed alphabet that is meant to be used for writing of Khowar. 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.

Alefbey khowar lātīn/الفبای کھوار لاتین
The Khowar Latin alphabet

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

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Latin letter

Khowar letter

IPA

1

A a

ا ,أ

[ə]

 

ai 

اَى

[ɛ]

 

au

اَو‎

[ɔ]

2 Ā ā [ɑː]
3

B b

ب

[b]

4

C c

څ

[t͡s]

5 Č č چ

[t͡ʃ]

6 Ĉ ĉ ڇ

[ʈ͡ʂ]

7

D d

د

[d̪]

8 Ḍ ḍ ڈ [ɖ]
9 E e اے [eː]
10

F f

ف

[f]

11

G g

گ

[g]

12

Ǧ ǧ

غ

[ɣ]

13 Ƣ ƣ ڨ [ɢ]
14 Ƣ̌ ƣ̌ ڠ [ʁ]
15

H h

ه ,ح

[h]

16

I i

اِ

[ɪ]

17 Ī ī اِی [iː]
18

J j

ځ [d͡z]
19 J̌ ǰ ج

[d͡ʒ]

20 Ĵ ĵ ڂ [ɖ͡ʐ]
21

K k

ک

[k]

22

L l

ل

[l]

23 Ł ł ڵ [ɬ]
24

M m

م

[m]

25

N n

ن,ں

[n]

26 Ṇ ṇ ڼ [ɳ]
27 O o ‎او [oː]
28

P p

پ

[p]

29 Q q ق [q]
30

R r

ر

[r]

31 Ṛ ṛ ڑ [ɽ]
32

S s

س, ث, ص

[s]

33

Š š

ش

[ʃ]

34 Ŝ ŝ ص [ʂ]
35

T t

ت ,ټ, ط

[t̪]

36 Ṭ ṭ ٹ

[ʈ]

37

U u

اُ

[ʊ]

38 Ū ū اُو [uː]
39

V v

و

[v]

40

W w

و

[w]

41

X x

خ

[x]

42

Y y

ی

[j]

43

Z z

ز, ذ, ض

[z]

44 Ž ž ژ

[ʒ]

45 Ẑ ẑ ظ [ʐ]
46 ʔ ʔ ع, ء, ا [ʔ]

Text example
First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Saf insān āzād wa huqūq-očay izzato e ṭibāro sora barābaar paidā biti asuni. Hetantey ẑamīr ōčay aql atā koronu biti šer. Hey bačen hetan tān muži brar gariyo sulūk korelik.

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