Latin Alphabet

The Latin alphabet is a development from Greek and Phoenician forms and is used, with modifications, for most of the European, American, and African languages. Minor difference sin the alphabet have provided for soudns unique to the specific languages (e.g., Spanish ñ), accents and diacriticals indicate stress or pronounciation for many (e.g., é, ç, ü, ø), and additional phonetic symbols have been used for the transcription of newly codified languages (e.g., kiShambala, Jabem).

Modifications of design of the letters of the Latin alphabet are seen in Gothic (black letter), italic, and Erse.

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Irish [in Erse]
Irish [in Erse]
Bible; Dublin, Grierson & Keene,
1827 [77]
Jabem
Jabem
New Testament; London, British and
Foreign Bible Society, 1924 [811]
German [in Black Letter]
German [in Black Letter]
Das Alta Testament; Holstein,
Gotorff, 1712 [380]
English
English
New Layman's Parallel Bible;
Grand Rapids, MI, Zondervan, 1981 [1370]
Micmac - New Testament
Micmac
New Testament, Chebooktook; British
and Foreign Bible Society, 1871 [522]
kiShambala
kiShambala
New Testament; London British and Foreign
Bible Society, 1930 [711]
Latin - Biblia Sacra
Latin
Biblia Sacra; Argentorati, Apud Joannem
Reinoldum Dvlsseckervm, 1715 [365]
  Latin [in Italic]
Latin [in Italic]
Novi Testamenti; Tiguri in Officia
Froscouiana, 1554 [34]

 

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