Székely-Hungarian Rovás, which are also known as Hungarian Runes, are thought to have descended from the Turkic script (Kök Turki) used in Central Asia, though some scholars believe the Székely-Hungarian Rovás pre-date the Turkic script. They were used by the Székler Magyars in Hungary until the 11th century. In remote parts of Transylvania however, the runes were still used up until the 1850s. During the 20th century there was a revival of interest in the alphabet. (...)

Székely-Hungarian Rovás, which are also known as Hungarian Runes, are thought to have descended from the Turkic script (Kök Turki) used in Central Asia, though some scholars believe the Székely-Hungarian Rovás pre-date the Turkic script. They were used by the Székler Magyars in Hungary until the 11th century. In remote parts of Transylvania however, the runes were still used up until the 1850s. During the 20th century there was a revival of interest in the alphabet. (...)

The old Hungarian script is also known as Hungarian Runes or Székely-Hungarian Rovás. The word “rovás” derives from the verb “róni” (carving letters). It’s a Hungarian terminology which describes the technique of writing. Those who used “rovás” usually wrote it on wooden sticks or rocks in ancient times. The runic alphabet includes 42 letters but […]

The old Hungarian script is also known as Hungarian Runes or Székely-Hungarian Rovás. The word “rovás” derives from the verb “róni” (carving letters). It’s a Hungarian terminology which describes the technique of writing. Those who used “rovás” usually wrote it on wooden sticks or rocks in ancient times. The runic alphabet includes 42 letters but […]

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