Philippine Braille or Filipino Braille, is the braille alphabet of the Philippines. Besides Filipino (Tagalog), essentially the same alphabet is used for Ilocano, Cebuano, Hiligaynon and Bicol (UNESCO 2013).
|Languages||Tagalog, Ilocano, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Bicol|
|Filipino alphabet; Abakada alphabet|
Philippine Braille is based on the 26 letters of the basic braille alphabet used for Grade-1 English Braille, so the print digraph ng is written as a digraph ⠝⠛ in braille as well. The print letter ñ is rendered with the generic accent point, ⠈⠝. These are considered part of the alphabet, which is therefore,
Numbers and punctuation are as in traditional English Braille, though the virgule / is ⠸⠌ as in Unified English Braille.
- Ethnologue 17 reports braille usage for Kapampangan, Pangasinan, Waray, and Chavacano as well. They presumably use the same conventions as Filipino.
- UNESCO (2013) World Braille Usage, 3rd edition.