Ukrainian Braille
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alphabet
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Ukrainian alphabet
LanguagesUkrainian
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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.

Alphabet

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

Print а a б b в v г h ґ g(?) д d е e є je ж ž з z и y
Braille
Print і i ї ï й j к k л l м m н n о o п p р r с s
Braille
Print т t у u ф f х kh ц c ч č ш š щ šč ь ю ju я 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

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

Single punctuation:

Print , . ? ! ; : - '
Braille

Paired punctuation:

Formatting

italics capital number

Numbers

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

See also

References

  1. ^ БРАЙЛЯ ШРИФТ, Leksika.com.ua