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

Yidiš latayn alfabet/ייִדיש לאַטייַן אלפאבעט
The Yiddish Latin alphabet

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

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Latin letter

Letter's name

Hebrew letter

IPA

1

A a

A אַ

[a]

2

B b

Be ב

[b]

3

C c

Ce צ

[t͡s]

4

Č č

Če

טש

[t͡ʃ]

5

D d

De

ד

[d]

6

E e

E

ע

[ɛ]

7

F f

Ef

פ

[f]

8

G g

Ge

ג

[g]

9

H h

Ha

ה

[h]

10

I i

I

י

[ɪ]

11

J j (Dž dž)

Jot

דזש

[d͡ʒ]

12

K k

Ka

כּ ,ק

[k]

13

Ǩ ǩ

Ǩa

ח ,כ

[χ]

14

L l

El

ל

[l], [ʎ]

15

M m

Em

מ

[m]

16

N n

En

נ

[n]

17

O o

O

אַ

[ɔ]

18

P p

Pe

פּ

[p]

19

R r

Er

ר

[r]

20

S s

Es

ת ,שׂ ,ס

[s]

21

Š š

שׁ

[ʃ]

22

T t

Te

תּ ,ט

[t]

23

U u

U

ו

[ʊ]

24

V v

Ve

בֿ, וו

[v]

25

Y y

Igrek

י

[j]

26

Z z

Zet

ז

[z]

27

Ž ž

Žet

זש

[ʒ]

There would not be letters q(u) (ku), w (tofl-ve), x (iks), which would be replaced by k(v), v, ks, respectively.

Text example
First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Yeder menč vert geboyrn fray un glayǩ in koved un reǩt. Yeder vert bašonkn mit farštand un gevisn; yeder zol ziǩ firn mit a cveytn in a gemit fun bruderšaft.

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