Ogham

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Ogham
Ogham Stone Rathass Church Tralee Kerry.jpg
An inscription foond in 1975 in Ratass Kirk, Tralee, Coonty Kerry
Teep
LeidsPrimitive Erse;
Auld Erse
Time period
c. 4t–10t centuries
DirectionMixed
ISO 15924Ogam, 212
Unicode alias
Ogham
U+1680–U+169F

Ogham (Modren Erse [ˈoːmˠ] or [ˈoːəmˠ]; Auld Erse: ogam [ˈɔɣamˠ]) is an Early Medieval alphabet uised tae write the early Erse leid (in the "orthodox" inscriptions, 1st tae 6t centuries AD), an later the Auld Erse leid (scholastic ogham, 6t tae 9t centuries).