Latvian Braille

Latvian Braille
Type
alphabet
Languages Latvian
Parent systems
Braille
  • Latvian Braille
Print basis
Latvian alphabet

Latvian Braille is the braille alphabet of the Latvian language.

Alphabet

The alphabet is as follows.[1] It uses international w for v. All Latvian print diacritics are indicated by dot 6 in Latvian Braille; the international forms of u, v, and z have been abandoned to allow this to be a regular rule (compared to say Lithuanian Braille, which has a separate convention for such letters).


a

ā

b

c

č

d

e

ē

f

g

ģ

h

i

ī

j

k

ķ

l

ļ

m

n

ņ

o

p

r

s

š

t

u

ū

v

z

ž

Punctuation

[2]

Print ,.[3]?!; :'« ... »( ... )-//[4]
Braille

Formatting

(digit) (caps) (l.c.)

References

  1. Latvijas Neredzīgo bibliotēka
  2. World Braille Usage, UNESCO, 2013
  3. And thus for ellipsis
  4. is used for a virgule/slash in text, for one "on box".
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