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'Phags-pa alphabet

LC control 85100550
LC classificationPL402.6 Mongolian
Topical heading'Phags-pa alphabet
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Variant(s)Dȯrbejin alphabet
Dȯrbeljin alphabet
Dȯrvȯlzhin alphabet
Ḥpʻags-pa alphabet
Square alphabet
See alsoChinese language--Writing
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Mongolian language--Alphabet
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Tibetan language--Alphabet
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Found inBritannica Micro.
Mongolchuudyn useg bichigiin tovchoon, 2001: p. 80 (Dȯrvȯlzhin bichig [in Mong. script: Dȯrbejin bicig]; Phags-pa script; created 1269 by Phags-pa Bio-gros-rgyal-mtshan at the request of Kublai Khan; based upon Tibetan; most existing texts in Mongolian)
The Mongolian monuments in Ḥpʻags-pa script, 1957: pref. (used in the Yuan empire to write not only in Mongolian, but also in Chinese and other languages)
Encyclopedia of Mongolia and Mongol Empire, 2004: page 519 (Square script ('Phags-pa Script) designed as a universal script for the Mongol Empire.)