Baybayin Translator

Baybayin Translator


Baybayin Translator is the quick and easy to translate words to the Ancient Filipino script. Available for the very 1st time as a mobile app.

Baybayin (incorrectly known as Alibata) is a syllabic “pre-Filipino” writing system from the islands known as the “Philippines”. Baybayin comes from the root word, “baybay”, meaning to spell. The script consists of 14 consonants and 3 vowels. Each of the consonants ends with the vowel “A”. For example, the letter B would actually be BA. The original “alphabet” consists of the following characters:

Vowels
A | E/I | O/U

Consonants
Ba | Ka | Da | Ga | Ha | La | Ma | Na | Nga | Pa | Sa | Ta | Wa | Ya

The vowel sound is changed by diacritical mark called a Kudlit below or above the character. To cancel the inherit vowel sound, a cancellation Kudlit (Virama) is placed under the character in the form of an X or +.

I’m Kristian Kabuay, founder of Baybayin.com and have been a practitioner of the ancient Filipino script since the 90’s. Besides promoting the script via my artwork and technology projects, you can find me facilitating workshops around the San Francisco area. I’m currently working on a documentary, online school and a follow-up to my 2009 book, “An Introduction to Baybayin”.

My vision for this application is for it to become a universal tool for "translating" to Baybayin regardless of your spoken language and also serve as a portable hub for all things related to the script. It’s also my wish that once you become familiar with Baybayin, they also dig deeper into other aspects of our pre-Spanish history and ACT on what was learned.

Buzz for the Baybayin Translator

"Nothing beats personal interaction with an actual practitioner, but this app is the best digital primer to learn Baybayin." - Ray Haguisan, Founder - Malaya Designs


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VERSION 1.0 FEATURES
✔ Baybayin characters display automatically when you start typing
✔ Quickly switch from Traditional and Modern methods.
✔ Turn on a guide to display Roman characters
✔ Instant error messaging if you type an unsupported character
✔ Learn the basics of the script with the usage guide and chart
✔ Comes with a list of common male and female names in Baybayin
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*Please note that this is not a language translator.
**Please send all support and feature requests to [email protected]

LEARN MORE
http://www.baybayin.com
http://www.baybay.in
http://www.kabuay.com

Follow
http://www.facebook.com/baybayin
http://www.instagram.com/baybayin
http://www.twitter.com/baybayin

Recent changes:
Version 1.0 released!
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About Baybayin Translator
Baybayin Translator is the quick and easy to translate words to the Ancient Filipino script. Available for the very 1st time as a mobile app.

Baybayin (incorrectly known as Alibata) is a syllabic “pre-Filipino” writing system from the islands known as the “Philippines”. Baybayin comes from the root word, “baybay”, meaning to spell. The script consists of 14 consonants and 3 vowels. Each of the consonants ends with the vowel “A”. For example, the letter B would actually be BA. The original “alphabet” consists of the following characters:

Vowels
A | E/I | O/U

Consonants
Ba | Ka | Da | Ga | Ha | La | Ma | Na | Nga | Pa | Sa | Ta | Wa | Ya

The vowel sound is changed by diacritical mark called a Kudlit below or above the character. To cancel the inherit vowel sound, a cancellation Kudlit (Virama) is placed under the character in the form of an X or +.

I’m Kristian Kabuay, founder of Baybayin.com and have been a practitioner of the ancient Filipino script since the 90’s. Besides promoting the script via my artwork and technology projects, you can find me facilitating workshops around the San Francisco area. I’m currently working on a documentary, online school and a follow-up to my 2009 book, “An Introduction to Baybayin”.

My vision for this application is for it to become a universal tool for "translating" to Baybayin regardless of your spoken language and also serve as a portable hub for all things related to the script. It’s also my wish that once you become familiar with Baybayin, they also dig deeper into other aspects of our pre-Spanish history and ACT on what was learned.

Buzz for the Baybayin Translator

"Nothing beats personal interaction with an actual practitioner, but this app is the best digital primer to learn Baybayin." - Ray Haguisan, Founder - Malaya Designs


----------- ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ -----------
VERSION 1.0 FEATURES
✔ Baybayin characters display automatically when you start typing
✔ Quickly switch from Traditional and Modern methods.
✔ Turn on a guide to display Roman characters
✔ Instant error messaging if you type an unsupported character
✔ Learn the basics of the script with the usage guide and chart
✔ Comes with a list of common male and female names in Baybayin
----------- ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ -----------

*Please note that this is not a language translator.
**Please send all support and feature requests to [email protected]

LEARN MORE
http://www.baybayin.com
http://www.baybay.in
http://www.kabuay.com

Follow
http://www.facebook.com/baybayin
http://www.instagram.com/baybayin
http://www.twitter.com/baybayin

Recent changes:
Version 1.0 released!

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A Google User
Jun 12, 2014
Baybayin Works well for me but wish I could copy to my phone the script translated.
A Google User
Jun 18, 2013
Not working Im so sorry for this comment but this is what you call rip-off. I'm really disappointed pero sabi nga nila, you get what you pay for. 1.99 usd is still alot, you know. I will change my review kapag na-update na ito. Which I doubt, will happen.
A Google User
Feb 11, 2013
Baybayin The application is very very sluggish to start up but once its running then its okay. It also hangs when doing multi-tasking in G.Note 2. It does not accurately translate our indigenous clan's name under Datù Paiburong; however we have to do it manually instead. Dont use this app for tatoo.
A Google User
Feb 11, 2013
Baybayin The application is very very sluggish to start up but once its running then its okay. It also hangs when doing multi-tasking in G.Note 2. It does not accurately translate our indigenous clan's name under Datù Paiburong; however we have to do it manually instead. Dont use this app for tatoo.
A Google User
Jan 25, 2013
Death by white screen I down loaded it to my LG and it goes straight to a white screen please fix.