Belarusian Braille

Summary

Belarusian Braille is the braille alphabet of the Belarusian language. It is based on Russian Braille, with a couple additional letters found in the print Belarusian alphabet.

Belarusian Braille
Script type
alphabet
Print basis
Belarusian alphabet
LanguagesBelarusian
Related scripts
Parent systems
Braille

AlphabetEdit

Belarusian does not use all the letters of the Russian alphabet, and it has the additional letters і and ў.

Print а a б b в v г g д d е e ё jo ж ž з z і i й j
Braille                      
Print к k л l м m н n о o п p р r с s т t у u ў ŭ
Braille                      
Print ф f х kh ц c ч č ш š ы y ь э è ю ju я ja  
Braille                      

The letters і and ў are the mirror images of й and у, and the і was once found in Russian Braille. (See obsolete letters of Russian Braille.)

PunctuationEdit

Single punctuation:

Print , . ? ! ; : - '
Braille                

Paired punctuation:

Print « ...... » ( ...... )
Braille        

FormattingEdit

italics capital number
     

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • UNESCO (2013) World Braille Usage Archived 2014-09-08 at the Wayback Machine, 3rd edition.