Alphabet

Alphabet[]

gives a list of the lowercase letters a through z in the English alphabet.

Alphabet[type]

gives the alphabet for the language or class type.

Alphabet[type,prop]

gives the alphabet defined by prop for the language or class type .

Details and Options

  • Language types can be specified by standard names for languages, as used in LanguageData, or by language entities.
  • Special alphabet types include: "Greek", "Cyrillic", "Arabic", "Devanagari".
  • Alphabet[Language->lang] is equivalent to Alphabet[lang].

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

Get the English alphabet:

Get the alphabets for specific languages:

Languages can be specified by entities:

Generalizations & Extensions  (1)

Some languages have extra properties:

Options  (1)

Language  (1)

Applications  (1)

Find letters that are in the Polish alphabet but not the English one:

Possible Issues  (1)

Mandarin does not have an alphabet:

Wolfram Research (2015), Alphabet, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Alphabet.html (updated 2017).

Text

Wolfram Research (2015), Alphabet, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Alphabet.html (updated 2017).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_alphabet, author="Wolfram Research", title="{Alphabet}", year="2017", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Alphabet.html}", note=[Accessed: 24-February-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_alphabet, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={Alphabet}, year={2017}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Alphabet.html}, note=[Accessed: 24-February-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2015. "Alphabet." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2017. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Alphabet.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2015). Alphabet. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Alphabet.html