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Name's That Starts with "A" Written in Modern Baybayin



Baybayin is a Pre Spanish Filipino Script.

Here are names that starts with the letter A written in the Modern baybayin.

What makes it a modern baybayin.

Modern baybayin uses the vowel cancellation mark to take out the vowel.

Each character inherently comes with the vowel "A" other than the vowel themselves.

Here are the 17 characters written in the western alphabet.

A, BA, KA, DA/RA, E/I, GA, HA, LA, MA, NA NGA, O/U, PA, SA TA, WA, YA

Aylani

Ailani

Baybayin is syllabic so the characters represents a syllable.

It is written as its pronounced.


Aisha

Ayisha

The SHA is written as SI YA

Ayda

Aida


Aurora

Broken down to the syllables

The Au sounds is A W hence A W RO RA



Asura

If you noticed, there's a kudlit at the bottom of the SA character, That kudlit makes the sound O/U hence the SU in A SU RA




Axel

There's no X in the Tagalog/Filipino Alphabet

So it can be written as what character sounds the closest.

The combination of the K and the S will work

A K (adding a vowel cancellation on the K) followed by the SE then L (also with the vowel cancellation mark.)

A K SE L

Ayana

Aiana




Arnold

The character DA/RA is the same, so usually baybayin practitioners add the slash on the character to make it RA to distinguish the two character.

Alot of tagalog / Filipino word have the DA/RA inrterchangeable.

Sample:

Padaan - Paraan means the same.



Armando


Ashley

Ashli


Arthur






Ariana

Ariyana




Arin

Aren

Would be written the same way.


Arlo




Ara




Apollo




Antonio

Antonyo

Written the same way since its sounds the same.




Antoni

Anthony



Antuan

Antoan



Antonet




Ansel



Antoinette

Depends on how it sounds, This one has the TWA hence Antuwanet




Annemarie

Annmari

Annmarie



Ann

Anne



Angela




Anika




Angie

Angee



Andrew

Andru



Andrea




Andres



Andy

Andie





Anastasia

Notice the written name Anastasia but its written in baybayin as Anasteysiya

In English the "A" sometimes sounds or pronounced as EY an in baybayin it is written as how it sounds, hence the "Tey"




Analee

Anali




Analisa



Anabell

Annabel

Anabel

Annabelle

All written as one since it sounds the same.




Ana

Anna

Common mistakes with writing baybayin is people write each character as how words are spelled. Again, written as how it sounds,




Annamarie

Anamarie

Anamari




Amiya

Amia





Amora




Ameera

Amira




Amina

Ameena





Amihan




Amilia

Amelia

Amilya



Amaya





Amber




Amanda





Amado





Amalia

Amalya




Alvin

Tagalog/Filipino alphabet dont have the "V" character so its replaced with "B"





Alma



Alonzo

Alonso

Tagalog/Filipino alphabet dont have the "Z" so it replaced with "S"




Altea

Alteya

Althea




Alona




Alita





Allison

Alisson

Alison





Allen

Alen




Aliyah

Aliya



Alissia

Alisia

Alisha




Alisa

Aleesa




Alina

Aleena



Aleksis

Alexis

Tagalog/Filipino dont have the "X" so its replaced with the combination of K & S character





Alex

Aleks





Alessandra






Alek





Alejandro

Alehandro

Alehandoro



Tagalog/Filipino dont have the "J" so its replaced with the "ha" character






Albert


Alavia




Alanis

Alaneese




Alan




Alana




Akira

Akeera





Aiko

Ayko



Agatha

Agata




Adeena

Adihna

Adina



Adela

Adeela




Adelyn

Adelin



Adam





Adelia

Adelya



Abela

Abella





Abby

Abi

Abbi



Abel





Abegail

Abegayle


Feel free to comment, I know I missed a lot of names that starts with an "A"

This took me a whole day to put together.

Hope yall liked it and learned something new.

Hit me up if theres something I missed.


Salamat!



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