Latvian Braille

Summary

Latvian Braille is the braille alphabet of the Latvian language.

Latvian Braille
Script type
alphabet
Print basis
Latvian alphabet
LanguagesLatvian
Related scripts
Parent systems
Braille
  • Latvian Braille

AlphabetEdit

The alphabet is as follows.[1] It uses international w for v. All Latvian print diacritics are indicated by dot 6 in Latvian Braille; the international forms of u, v, and z have been abandoned to allow this to be a regular rule (compared to say Lithuanian Braille, which has a separate convention for such letters).

 
a
 
ā
 
b
 
c
 
č
 
d
 
e
 
ē
 
f
 
g
 
ģ
 
h
 
i
 
ī
 
j
 
k
 
ķ
 
l
 
ļ
 
m
 
n
 
ņ
 
o
 
p
 
r
 
s
 
š
 
t
 
u
 
ū
 
v
 
z
 
ž

PunctuationEdit

[2]

Print , .[3] ? ! ; : ' « ... » ( ... ) - / /[4]
Braille                                 

FormattingEdit

     
(digit) (caps) (l.c.)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Latvijas Neredzīgo bibliotēka". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
  2. ^ World Braille Usage, UNESCO, 2013
  3. ^ And thus for ellipsis
  4. ^ is used for a virgule/slash in text, for one "on box".[clarification needed]