Template:Infobox writing system

Infobox writing system
 This page contains phonetic transcriptions in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA. For the distinction between [ ], / / and ⟨ ⟩, see IPA § Brackets and transcription delimiters.
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name
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caption
Script type
type
typedesc
Creatorcreator
Createddate
Published
published
Time period
time
Statusstatus
Print basis
print
Languageslanguages
Related scripts
Parent systems
family
  • name
Child systems
children
Sister systems
sisters
ISO 15924
ISO 15924iso15924 note
Unicode
unicode
footnotes
 This page contains phonetic transcriptions in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA. For the distinction between [ ], / / and ⟨ ⟩, see IPA § Brackets and transcription delimiters.

Syntax

{{Infobox writing system
| name      = 
| altname   = <!-- 2ary name -->
| type      = <!-- (see type options below) -->
| qid       =
<!-- The following three fields, prefixed SH (ShortHand), are used only if the type parameter is set as "shorthand" or "stenography": -->
| SHline    = <!-- ("light" or "heavy" - heavy-line shorthands distinguish thick and thin strokes) -->
| SHtype    = <!-- (see SHtype options below) -->
| SHform    = <!-- (see SHform options below) -->

| typedesc  = <!-- (For providing additional info after a general type) -->
| creator   = <!-- (Use instead of famN for artificially created writing systems) -->
| date      = <!-- (Date created) -->
| published = <!-- (Date published - for shorthands and script reforms) -->
| time      = <!-- (Time period during which system was in use) -->
| official script =
| languages = <!-- (Major languages using the writing system) -->

| fam1      = <!-- (Use famN to specify parent writing system/s. -->

| fam2      = <!--  Up to 15 parent writing systems can be listed, 
  ...          fam1 being the oldest.) -->
| fam15     = 
| print     = <!-- (the print basis/model of a braille script} -->
| sisters   = <!-- (For sister writing systems here with common origin) -->
| children  = <!-- (For child writing systems) -->
| sample    = <!-- (Sample image, WITHOUT "Image:" prefix) -->
| imagesize = <!-- (Sample image's size) -->
| caption   = <!-- (Description of sample image) -->
| direction = <!-- writing direction; when empty: will be read from Wikidata -->
| direction comment =
| unicode   = <!-- (To specify a Unicode range) -->
| iso15924  = <!--  (Either the ISO 15924 four-letter code or number. Template will automatically display both) -->
| iso15924 note = <!-- (To specify more text on the ISO 15924 four-letter codes, e.g. variants, aliases) -->
| footnotes = <!--  (Some information about the writing system) -->
| ipa-note      = <!-- (set to "none" to cancel IPA warning) --><nowiki>}}

While it is probably important to always list at least the immediate 'parent' of any writing system, it isn't always practical to list all of the 'children' if this number is too large.

Parameter type

Select color coding according to the type of writing system:

Abjad Alphabet Abugida Syllabary Semisyllabary
Manual Pictographic Ideographic Logographic
Stenography Shorthand Undeciphered Alternative (default)

Shorthand SHform, SHtype

SHform, SHtype parameter options
SHform

SHform should only be included if "type" = stenography or shorthand. Select text color coding according to the shorthand letterforms:

Cursive Printed Stenographic Geometric Script
Semi-Script Elliptical Script-Geometric (default)
SHtype

SHtype should only be included if "type" = stenography or shorthand. Select background color coding according to the type of writing system:

Abjadi Consonantal Alphabetic Abugida Syllabic
Semisyllabic Mixed Undeciphered Alternative (default)

Parameter direction

|direction= can be used to enter the directionality. When this parameter not used, the template reads this value from Wikidata.

Parameter note

As a bottom there can be shown this note:

 This page contains phonetic transcriptions in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA. For the distinction between [ ], / / and ⟨ ⟩, see IPA § Brackets and transcription delimiters.

Setting |note=none will hide this text.

Example

From Hebrew alphabet (simplified for demo purposes)
Hebrew alphabet
(no alt name)
Alefbet ivri.svg
Script type
Impure abjad
Time period
2nd–1st century BCE to present[1]
Directionright-to-left
LanguagesHebrew, Yiddish
Related scripts
Parent systems
Child systems
Yiddish alphabet
Sister systems
ISO 15924
ISO 15924Hebr, 125 Edit this on Wikidata, ​Hebrew
Unicode
Unicode alias
Hebrew
 This page contains phonetic transcriptions in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA. For the distinction between [ ], / / and ⟨ ⟩, see IPA § Brackets and transcription delimiters.

{{Infobox writing system
| name      = Hebrew alphabet
| qid       = Q33513
| altname   = (alt name here, expected in script)
| sample    = Alefbet ivri.svg
| imagesize = 220px
| type      = Impure [[abjad]]
| languages = [[Hebrew language|Hebrew]], [[Yiddish]]
| time      = 2nd–1st century BCE to present<ref>[https://www.britannica.com/topic/Hebrew-alphabet Hebrew alphabet]</ref>
 | fam1     = [[Egyptian hieroglyphs]]
 | fam2     = [[Proto-Sinaitic script]]
 | fam3     = [[Phoenician alphabet]]
 | fam4     = [[Aramaic alphabet]]
| sisters   = {{Plainlist|
* [[Arabic alphabet|Arabic]]
* [[Nabataean alphabet|Nabataean]]
* [[Syriac alphabet|Syriac]]
}}
| children  = [[Yiddish alphabet]]
| direction = right-to-left
| unicode   = {{Plainlist|
* [https://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0590.pdf U+0590 to U+05FF]<br />Hebrew,
* [https://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/UFB00.pdf U+FB1D to U+FB4F]<br />Alphabetic Presentation Forms
 }}
| iso15924  = Hebr
| iso15924 note = 
| footnotes = 
| ipa-note  = 
}}

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Template Data

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TemplateData for Infobox writing system

Template Data

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Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
bodystylebodystyle

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typetype

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SHtypeSHtype

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SHformSHform

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modemode

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namename

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altnamealtname

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native_namenative_name

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imagestyleimagestyle

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samplesample

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image sizeimage size

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imagesizeimagesize

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altalt

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captionstylecaptionstyle

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captioncaption

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SHlineSHline

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typedesctypedesc

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languageslanguages

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creatorcreator

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datedate

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SHdatesSHdates

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publishedpublished

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timetime

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statusstatus

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fam1fam1

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familyfamily

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fam2fam2

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fam3fam3

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fam4fam4

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fam5fam5

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fam6fam6

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fam7fam7

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fam8fam8

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fam9fam9

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fam10fam10

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fam11fam11

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fam12fam12

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fam13fam13

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fam14fam14

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fam15fam15

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printprint

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childrenchildren

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sisterssisters

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iso15924iso15924

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iso15924 noteiso15924 note

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unicodeunicode

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footnotesfootnotes

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notenote

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qidqid

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directiondirection

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direction commentdirection comment

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ipa-noteipa-note

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official scriptofficial script

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regionregion

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engvarengvar

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romanised_fromromanised_from

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romanized_fromromanized_from

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languagelanguage

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See also