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

Telugu lāṭin varṇamāla/తెలుగు లాటిన్ వర్ణమాల
The Telugu Latin alphabet

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

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Latin letter

Telugu letter

IPA

1

A a

[a]

2 Ā ā [aː]
3 B b [b]
4 Bh bh [bʱ]
5

C c

[t͡ʃ]

6 Ch ch [t͡ʃʰ]
7 D d [d]
8 Dh dh [dʱ]
9 Ḍ ḍ [ɖ]
10 Ḍh ḍh [ɖʱ]
11

E e

[e]

12 Ē ē [eː]
13 G g [g]
14 Gh gh [gʱ]
15

H h

[h]

16 Ḥ ḥ అః  
17

I i

[i]

18 Ī ī [iː]
19

J j

[d͡ʒ]

20 Jh jh [d͡ʒʱ]
21

K k

[k]

22 Kh kh [kʰ]
23

L l

[l]

24 Ḷ ḷ [ɭ]
25

M m

[m]

26 Ṃ ṃ అం  
27

N n

[n]

28 Ṇ ṇ [ɳ]
29 [ɲ]
30 Ṅ ṅ [ŋ]
31

O o

[o]

32 Ō ō [oː]
33

P p

[p]

34 Ph ph [pʰ]
35

R r

[r]

36 Ṛ ṛ [ɽ]
37

S s

[s]

38 Ṣ ṣ [ʂ]
39

Š š

[ʃ]

40

T t

[t]

41

Th th

[tʰ]

42 Ṭ ṭ

[ʈ]

43 Ṭh ṭh

[ʈʰ]

44

U u

[u]

45 Ū ū [uː]
46

V v

[ʋ]

47

Y y

[j]

There would not be letters f, q, w, x, z, which would be replaced by ph, k, v, ks, s, respectively.

Diphthongs

Ai ai

[aj]

Au au [aw]

Text example
First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Pratipattisvatvamula visayamuna mānavulellarunu janmataḥ svataṃtrulunu samānulunu naguduru. Vāru vivēdanāṃtaḥkaraṇa saṃpannulaguṭacē parasparamu bhrātṛbhāvamutō vartiṃpavalayunu.

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