Uyghur Yëngi Yëziqi (abbreviated UYY; literally "Uyghur New Script") or Uyƣur Yengi Yeziⱪi (literally "new script", Uighur: يېڭى يېزىقى, Yëngi Yëziqi, Йеңи Йезиқи; Chinese: 新维文; pinyin: Xīnwéiwén; lit. 'New Uyghur script'; sometimes falsely rendered as Yengi Yeziķ or Yengi Yezik̡), is a Latin alphabet, with both Uniform Turkic Alphabet and Pinyin influence, used for writing the Uyghur language between 1965 and 1982, primarily by Uyghurs living in China, although the use of Uyghur Ereb Yëziqi is much more widespread.

It was devised around 1959 and came to replace the Cyrillic-derived alphabet Uyghur Siril Yëziqi which had been used in China after the proclamation of the People's Republic of China in 1949. It is still an official alphabet in China, but after the reintroduction of an Arabic-derived alphabet, Uyghur Ereb Yëziqi, in 1982, there has been a huge decline in the use and the majority of Uyghurs today use Uyghur Ereb Yëziqi.[1] For romanized Uyghur, the Latin script Uyghur Latin Yëziqi has become more common than Uyghur Yëngi Yëziqi.[2] The letters in the UYY (Uyghur New Script) are, in order:

Capital Letter A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Ƣ
[note 1]
Small Letter a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z ƣ
[note 2]
ə ɵ ü ng zh ch sh
IPA ɑ, a b s d e f, ɸ ɡ χ, x i, ɨ k l m n o, ɔ p r, ɾ s t u, ʊ w, v w, v ʃ j z ʁ, ɣ h, ɦ q ɛ, æ ø y, ʏ ʒ ŋ ʃ


  1. ^ often misrendered as K̡
  2. ^ often misrendered as k̡


  1. ^ Duval, Jean Rahman; Janbaz, Waris Abdukerim (2006). An Introduction to Latin-Script Uyghur (PDF). 2006 Middle East & Central Asia Politics, Economics, and Society Conference. Sept 7 – 9, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-10-22.
  2. ^ Wusiman, Yibulayin 依不拉音·吾斯曼; Zhang, Shaowu 张绍武; Yu, Kai 于凯 (October 2018). "Hùliánwǎng shàng de wéi yǔ duō wén zhuǎnhuàn jīzhì de shèjì yǔ shíxiàn" 互联网上的维语多文转换机制的设计与实现 [Research and Implementation of Converting Mechanism of Multiple Characters Uyghur on the Internet]. Jìsuànjī gōngchéng yǔ yìngyòng / Computer Engineering and Applications (in Chinese). 54 (19): 114–121. doi:10.3778/j.issn.1002-8331.1706-0190.