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An abjad is a teep o writin seestem whaur each seembol always or uisually[1] staunds for a consonant, leavin the reader tae supply the appropriate vowel.

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  1. "Abjads / Consonant alphabets", Omniglot.com, 2009, quote: "Abjads, or consonant alphabets, represent consonants only, or consonants plus some vowels. Full vowel indication (vocalisation) can be added, usually by means of diacritics, but this is not usually done." Accessed 22 May 2009.