Ukrainian Braille

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

Ukrainian Braille
Type
alphabet
LanguagesUkrainian
Parent systems
Braille
Print basis
Ukrainian alphabet

Alphabet

Ukrainian does not use all the letters of the Russian alphabet, and it has the additional letters є, ґ, і, ї.

Printа a б b в vг hґ g(?)д dе eє jeж zhз zи y
Braille
Printі iї yiй jк kл lм mн nо oп pр rс s
Braille
Printт tу uф f х khц tsч chш shщ shchь ю juя ja
Braille

The letter і was once found in Russian Braille, but has been dropped. є is the mirror image of a reported archaic form of Russian э. (See obsolete letters of Russian Braille.)

g was reported in Unesco (1990), but could not be confirmed by Unesco (2013). It is not repeated by Leksika.com.[1]

Punctuation

Punctuation is from Unesco (1990) and has not been confirmed.

Single punctuation:

Print ,.?!; :-'
Braille

Paired punctuation:

Print « ...... » ( ...... )
Braille

Formatting

italicscapitalnumber

Numbers

Numbers are the letters a–j introduced with , as in other braille alphabets.

See also

References

  1. БРАЙЛЯ ШРИФТ, Leksika.com.ua
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