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

Margaluri lat'inuri anbani/მარგალური ლათინური ანბანი
The Mingrelian Latin alphabet

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

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Latin letter

Mingrelian letter

IPA

1

A a

[ɑ]

2

B b

[b]

3

C c

[t͡s]

4 C' c' [t͡sʼ]

5

Č č

[t͡ʃ]

6 Č' č' [t͡ʃʼ]

7

D d

[d]

8

E e

[ɛ]

9

Ə ə [ə]

10

G g

[g]

11

Ǧ ǧ

[ɣ]

12

H h

[h]

13

I i

[i]

14

J j

[d͡z]

15

J̌ ǰ

[d͡ʒ]

16

K k

[k]

17

K' k' [kʼ]

18

L l

[l]

19

M m

[m]

20

N n

[n]

21

O o

[ɔ]

22

P p

[p]

23

P' p' [pʼ]

24

Q q

[qʼ]

25

R r

[r]

26

S s

[s]

27

Š š

[ʃ]

28

T t

[t]

29

T' t'

[tʼ]

30

U u

[u]

31

V v

[v]

32

X x

[x]

33 Y y [j]
34

Z z

[z]

35

Ž ž

[ʒ]

36 ʔ ʔ [ʔ]
There would not be f, w, which would be replaced by p, v, respectively.

Text example
The Story of Ajam Jushti and Jinua Njilagari

Ažam žiušti do žinua nžilagariši arik'i arti kevanas cxovrenc ažam žiušti do mažiras žinua nžilagari. ate žinua nžilagari ore tineri k'oči, mudgas mečans k'ocni muši sicoxles veuape tina kaat'uas, ok'o ginagapuas. Ažam žiušti ore tineri - mutuns vemečans k'ocs. kešexvades tenenk artians.

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