ISO 15924 script code: Phlv

Technical information about ISO 15924 script code Phlv

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

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Book Pahlavi

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Book Pahlavi script is a derivative of the ancient Pahlavi writing system, predominantly used for Middle Persian texts. While it flourished during the Sassanid Empire, modern Persians transitioned to the Arabic script. On computers, support for Pahlavi is limited but can be found in specialized fonts and Unicode block. The exact origin of the script remains unclear, though it evolved over centuries from Aramaic influences.

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