Alphabets

The languages of Dwarf Fortress are currently all transliterated using latin characters with diacritics. Below you'll find a list of each language's alphabets.

Dwarven

a b c d e f g h i k l m n o r s t u v z à á â ä å è é ê ë ì í î ï ò ó ô ö ù ú û

Notable features: Dwarven uses most, if not all, of the vowel-based diacritical characters in the CP437 character set.

(Dwarven Phonology)

Elvish

a b c d e f g h i k l m n o p q r s t u v w y z ç è é ì í ò ó ù ú ÿ

Notable features: Elvish is the only language to make use of the cedilla (ç) and y-with-diaeresis (ÿ).

Human

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z á ñ

Notable features: Human is the only language to use n-with-tilde (ñ). It is almost exactly the English, with the addition of á and ñ.

Goblin

a b d e g h k l m n o p r s t u x z â ä å ê ë ô ö û

Notable features: Goblin is the only language not to use the letters "c", "f", "i", or "v" in any transcriptions.

Notes

It would seem that, based on character count, Dwarven has the largest inventory of sounds, followed by Elvish, Human, and lastly Goblin

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