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


gives the alphabet for the language or class type.


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].


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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:

Introduced in 2015
Updated in 2015