Evolution of the Phoenician Alphabet

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
by Zander Schubert
published on 26 April 2012

The Phoenician alphabet and its equivalents in four modern alphabets. From left to right: Latin, Greek, Phoenician, Hebrew, Arabic.
Legend: In the middle column you'll find the original Phoenician letters, with their modern equivalents in other languages in the same row. Each Phoenician letter has its own color. Arrows also relate letters to their equivalents.

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