This is a proposed orthography that is meant to be used for writing of Vietnamese. 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.

C t thay thēco tiēŋ viēˇt/Chnh tả thay thế cho tiếng việt
The Vietnamese alternative orthography

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

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Proposed letter

Current letter

IPA

1

A a

Ă ă

[a]

2 Ā ā A a [aː]

3

B b

B b

[ɓ]

4

C c Ch ch [c~t͡ɕ]

5

D d

Đ đ

[ɗ]

6

E e

E e

[ɛ]

7

Ē ē [e]

8

[ɜ]
9 ˯ Ơ ơ [ɤ]

10

F f Ph ph [f]

11

G g

G g, gh

[ɣ]

12

H h

H h

[h]

13

I i

I i, y

[i]

14

Ư ư [ɯ]

15

J j Gi gi [z~ɟ~j]
16

K k

K k, C c

[k]

17 Kh kh Kh kh [x~kʰ]

18

L l

L l

[l]

19

M m

M m

[m]

20

N n

N n

[n]

21 Nh nh [ɲ]
22 Ŋ ŋ Ng ng [ŋ]
23 O o O o [ɔ]
24 Ō ō [o]
25

P p

P p

[p]

26 Q q Qu qu [kw]
27

R r

R r

[ʐ~z~ɹ]

28

S s

S s

[ʂ]

29

T t

T t

[t]

30 Th th Th th [tʰ]
31 Ts ts Tr tr [t͡ʂ~c]
32

U u

U u

[u]

33 V v V v [v~j]
34

W w

u, o

[w]

35 X x X x [s]
36 Y y Y y [j]
37 Z z D d [z~j]
Tones
# Tone Proposed diacritic Current diacritic
1 mid level ˧ o o
2 low falling ˨˩
3 high rising ˧˥
4 dipping ˧˩˧
5 glottalized falling ˧˨ˀ ǒ
6 glottalized rising ˧˥ˀ

Text example
Tuyēn ŋōn Qōk tē n qiē`n; Diē`u 1

Tt cā~ mǒi ŋ`i si ra dē`u dˇk tˇ zo v b dŋ vē` n f~m v qiē`n. Mǒi kon ŋ`i dē`u dˇk tāˇo hoā ban co l ts v lŋ tm v k`n fā~i dōi x~ v믴i au tsoŋ t bŋ h^u.

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