The Latin script, also known as the Roman script, is an alphabetic writing system based on the letters of the classical Latin alphabet, derived from a form of the Greek alphabet which was in use in the ancient Greek city of Cumae, in southern Italy ( Magna Graecia ). It was adopted by the Etruscans and subsequently by the Romans.
The Latin alphabet, also known as the Roman alphabet, is the collection of letters originally used by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language. Largely unaltered with the exception of extensions (such as diacritics), it forms the Latin script that is used to write English and other modern European languages.
The Latin scriptis the most widely used alphabetic writing systemin the world. It is the standard script of the English language and is often referred to simply as "the alphabet" in English. It is a true alphabetwhich originated in the 7th century BC in Italy and has changed continually over the last 2,500 years.
As of version 15.0 of the Unicode Standard, 1,481 characters in the following 19 blocks are classified as belonging to the Latin script.  Basic Latin, 0000–007F. This block corresponds to ASCII.
Latin or Roman script, is a writing system used to write many modern-day languages. It is the most used writing system in the world today. It is the official script for nearly all the languages of Western Europe and of some Eastern European languages. It is also used by some non-European languages such as Turkish, Vietnamese, Malay ...
The distribution of the Latin scripts. The lists and tables below summarize and compare the letter inventories of some of the Latin-script alphabets . In this article, the scope of the word " alphabet " is broadened to include letters with tone marks , and other diacritics used to represent a wide range of orthographic traditions ...
This is a list of letters of the Latin script. The definition of a Latin-script letter for this list is a character encoded in the Unicode Standard that has a script property of 'Latin' and the general category of 'Letter'. An overview of the distribution of Latin-script letters in Unicode is given in Latin script in Unicode.
See why. (November 2019) This is a list of digraphs used in various Latin alphabets. Capitalisation involves only the first letter ( ch becomes Ch) unless otherwise stated ( ij becomes IJ ). This article contains phonetic transcriptions in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).
Origem e desenvolvimento O alfabeto latino, utilizado pelos romanos a partir do século VII a. C ., derivou do alfabeto etrusco, que por sua vez evoluiu a partir do alfabeto grego. [ 2] Das 26 letras etruscas, os romanos adotaram 21: A, B, C, D, E, F, Z, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, V, X .
List of Latin-script letters This is a list of letters of the Latin script . Latin Extended Letters Letters with diacritics References ↑ So defined in ISO/IEC 646 (based on ASCII) which was based on the 26 letters of the Latin alphabet and previous telecommunication standards