ISO 15924 script code: Orkh

Technical information about ISO 15924 script code Orkh

Technical information about the script code Orkh can be found below.

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Old Turkic, Orkhon Runic


Old Turkic

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The Orkhon Runic script, also known as Old Turkic, originated in the 8th century and was primarily used by ancient Turkic peoples in the Orkhon Valley of Mongolia. This script was mainly used for inscriptions and written records in the Old Turkic language. On modern computers, its support can vary, but Unicode includes a range for Orkhon Runes. The precise authorship remains unknown, but it's a significant symbol of early Turkic culture.

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