Which languages use the Latin alphabet?
There are over 6000 Languages in the world, and the majority of them use the Latin-based alphabet. Here is a partial list:
- Fula (Pulaar)
- Gaelic (Scottish)
- Hausa (formerly used the Arabic alphabet)
- Hungarian (used runic writing system prior to AD 1000)
- Javanese - Also uses alphabet called "Hanacaraka" in certain areas
- Kurdish (Kurmanji)
- Laz (Used by Turkey and European Lazs)
- Moldovan - Also Cyrillic
- Nahuatl (post Spanish Conquest)
- Navaho or Navajo
- Oromo (formerly written in the Ge'ez script)
- Romanian (formerly used the Cyrillic alphabet)
- Somali (formerly used the Arabic alphabet and Osmanya script)
- Tatar (formerly used Arabic, 1927-1938 Latin-derived Janalif, then Cyrillic and since 2000 Latin again, but generally on the internet)
- Turkish (formerly used the Arabic alphabet)
- Turoyo (new Latin-based script, originally Syriac alphabet)
- Vietnamese (formerly with Chữ nho and Chữ nôm)
If you are asking what alphabet is used in Native American reservations, the answer is that ALL Native Americans speak English and use the English version of the Latin alphabet. Most reservations that use native languages alongside English, also use the Latin alphabet for those languages, with a few exceptions, such as Cherokee.
As of the 21st Century, more than 1000 Languages use variations of the Latin alphabet, including: Afrikaans Bari Catalán Danish Dutch English French German Hungarian Indonesian Italian Javanese Kapingamarangi Malaysian Norwegian Portuguese Ojibwe Quechua Romanian Spanish Swedish Tagalog Ume Sámi Vietnamese Walloon Xhosa Yoruba Zulu
No, ancient Roman writing was not pictographic. Their writing was almost the same as ours. The Romans used the Latin alphabet (the were Latins). The western European languages use adapted forms of the Latin Alphabet. Additionally, the English alphabet has the letters J, U, and W which the Latin alphabet did not have.
The language of the Roman Empire was Latin, which is virtually dead today (although is still official in Vatican City and the language of the Catholic Church). The Roman Empire spread over all of the Mediterranean and the majority of Western Europe, so most people in these areas adopted the Latin language. When the Roman Empire fell, people in regions started creating their own languages based on Latin. For example, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and…
Mediterranean Europe has three alphabets: Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek. Latin-Mediterranean languages include: Spanish French Italian Maltese Albanian Turkish Slovene Croatian Bosnian* Montenegrin* - English uses the Latin alphabet, so this is what Latin letters look like. However, alphabets differ between languages and some letters can be added or removed. For example, Ch and Rr are considered letters in the alphabet in some languages. Cyrillic-Mediterranean languages include: Bosnian* Montenegrin* - The Cyrillic alphabet was created in…
There was not a Roman alphabet. There was the Latin alphabet, which was the alphabet of the ancient Romans (they were Latins) and the other Latins. Modern western European languages have adapted and adopted the Latin alphabet. In English the only letters which do not come from the Latin alphabet are J, U and W.
There was no such thing as a Roman language. The Romans spoke Latin. Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian are romance languages; that is, they are languages which have evolved from vulgar Latin (colloquial Latin). Western European languages have adopted and adapted the Latin alphabet. The only English letters which do not come from the Latin alphabet are J and W. Many words in law, medicine and theology are Latin. Until the 20th centuries Roman…
The Cyrillic alphabet is used for many languages of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, including Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian (Belarusian), Serbian, Macedonian and Bulgarian, as well as Mongolian. During the Soviet period, most of the Soviet republics used the Cyrillic alphabet for their national languages; since the breakup of the Soviet Union, some of those languages have switched to the Latin alphabet (Azerbaijani, Moldovan, Turkmen and Uzbek), while others have stayed with the Cyrillic…
We use the Latin alphabet, which was derived from the Greek alphabet, which was derived from the Phoenician alphabet that derived from cuneiform which derived from pictographs (hieroglyphs) Latin alphabet for English: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ Latin alphabet for Latin: ABCDEFZHIKLMNOPQRSTVWX Greek alphabet: ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩ