Sorbian alphabet

  • Basic Latin ( 0000- 007F )
  • Latin Extended -A ( 0100- 017F )

The Sorbian alphabet contains the letters for written reproduction of the Sorbian languages ​​and dialects. It is based ( with the exception of Q, V and X) on the Latin alphabet and in addition includes letters with diacritical marks such as the acute and the caron. The Sorbian alphabet contains all the letters in at least one of the two standard languages ​​( Upper Sorbian, Lower Sorbian ) occur.

The default character encoding for the Sorbian alphabet is ISO 8859-2 ( Latin-2 ).


The Sorbian orthography also includes two digraphs:

In the alphabetical order follows the digraph ch the h and the d dz


  • Jana Solcina, Edward Wornar: Upper Sorbian in the self-study, Hornjoserbšćina za samostudij, Bautzen 2000, ISBN 3-7420-1779-9, pages 12-15
  • Starosta: Dolnoserbsko - nimski słownik, Lower Sorbian - German dictionary, Bautzen 1999, ISBN 3-7420-1096-4, pages 15-21
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  • Sorbian alphabet