A székely rovásírás
The Székely runic script is a Turkic type script perpetuated among the Székelys of south-east Transylvania, Romania. It is believed to have originated before the Hungarian Conquest (Honfolgalás
It was usually carved, engraved in wood, hence the name ‘rovásírás
’ – engraved writing. The direction of writing, as in the Semitic scripts, is from right to left.
The most important relics with Székely runic script are:
- the brick from Székelyderzs
- the inscription of Bögöz village’s temple
- the Alphabet of Nikolsburg
- Marsigli’s calendar with runic script
- the carved inscription of Constantinople, and
- the runic inscription of Énlaka.
In the past thirty years other remains have been found on Székelyföld, and more are expected to surface in the future.
Source and more information: szabadidokalauz.ro
The Hungarian Runic Alphabet
The Alphabet of Nikolsburg is the first known compilation of the Hungarian runes
. It dates to the 15th century, and its Latin title's approximate translation is "Szekely
letters that have been carved in wood".