Old Uyghur alphabet

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Old Uyghur alphabet
Script type
Time period
Directionhorizontal and vertical writing in East Asian scripts, top-to-bottom Edit this on Wikidata
Vertical (left-to-right);
Horizontal (right-to-left), used in modern printing, especially in multi-lingual publications
LanguagesOld Uyghur, Western Yugur
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Parent systems
Child systems
Traditional Mongolian alphabet

The Old Uyghur alphabet is the alphabet that was used to write the Old Uyghur language. It comes from the Sogdian alphabet. It is not to be confused with the modern Uyghur Arabic alphabet used to write the modern Uyghur language. The modern alphabet comes from the Arabic alphabet.