Notice both attached and unattached vowels in action in this word. For starters, take a look at the linked page above, it shows you how to write each letter individually.
Punctuation can be added along the edge of the sentence circle. To show you how to put letters together to make a word, I used my own name as an example. Reading anticlockwise from the bottom as you do with a basic word, you should read each word as follows: As you can see in the example to the left, you can also add "divots" into the inner circle which contains the punctuation.
In the diagram to the left, you can see how each vowel looks both attached and unattached to a consonant. Just like a word, they are based in a circle and you read them starting from the bottom and then proceeding around anticlockwise. Sentences Circular Gallifreyan is a standardized version of the written Gallifreyan language as seen in Doctor Who.
You can combine the vowels a or e with the consonants that come before them r or ch like this: Sentences are contained within two circles, the inner of which you place the punctuation around, and the outer which is simply a containing circle. I hope this helps! Any words that involve letters with outwardly extending lines see Marie or Wilkinson will be attached to the inside circle.
To get a better idea for how each letter looks, to the right is a complete set of Gallifreyan consonants.
Words Words in Gallifreyan are based around circles. The more complicated part is putting all the letters together into a word or the words together into a sentence.
The dot modifications are included within the circle of the letter while the line modifications extend outward from the circle of the letter.
The word starts with the first letter at the bottom and continues around the circle counterclockwise. So long as the appropriate number of lines or dots are placed on that consonant, then it is correct.
In the chart to the left, you can see the four basic forms along the left side and the five modifications along the top. The words of a sentence are contained within two circles; the outer one is plain, just a circle, and the inner one can be embellished however you like.
As with letters in a word, the words of a sentence will be read starting at the bottom and rotating around counterclockwise. Feel free to ask me if you have any specific questions! Vowels are either attached to the preceding consonant or they float on their own - either way they are smaller circles than the consonants and have slightly different rules.
Sentences Sentences are essentially just words made up of words. An example can be seen to the right. More on this later. So long as lines do not intersect with letters that should not have any additional lines, they can extend as far as the writer wishes.
This does not have to be done, so long as both letters have two lines, they are written correctly. For example, my name is Rachel Marie Wilkinson so all together it looks like this: Vowels Vowels are a bit trickier.
It was standardized by a fan, so it is not officially sanctioned, but it looks terribly cool. Letters Consonants Consonants take one of four forms and are modified by one of five different designs.How To Write In Circular Gallifreyan I’ve been getting a lot of people asking how I write in Gallifreyan and there’s a link to a info page here but I did make a more in-depth tutorial below.
For starters, take a look at the linked page above, it shows you how to write each letter individually. Jan 04, · Introduction: How to Write Circular Gallifreyan (Dr. Who) By mlangevoort Follow. I am not a Dr.
Who-fan, or a Whovian. I have never seen more than two episodes of the series. I do love the Gallifreyan way of writing. The way of reading and writing is fairly simple, a few basics. Write your name in Gallifreyan The writing of the Time Lords is a mysteriously beautiful system, but a little hard to understand.
A fan-made downloadable program will do the translating for you. Oct 17, · How to Write in Gallifreyan. Many hardcore fans of the TV show Dr. Who love the idea of writing with the alphabet of the Timelords. The creators of Doctor Who never made the language or alphabet official, but the most popular and widely 80%(2).
This is a subreddit made for people who want to post their Circular Gallifreyan works, request works to be made, or want help with their Circular Gallifreyan. Instructions on how to write in this form can be found here (Go here for a direct link) and here.
To get a better idea for how each letter looks, to the right is a complete set of Gallifreyan consonants. When writing out a word in Gallifreyan, it is done based on English spelling with the exception of the letter C and a few phonetic letters (CH, SH, TH NG).Download