Adlam alphabet was invented in 1989 in Guinea by two brothers, Abdoulaye and Ibrahima Barry, as a way of writing the Fula language. Adlam, also cased as ADLaM, is an acronym for Alkule Dandayɗe Lenyol Mulugol (alphabet that protects the peoples from vanishing),

There is a proposal to include Adlam in Unicode:


CodeEnglish NameNom françaisProperty Value AliasDate
Adlm166Adlamadlam 2014-11-15

Source: Codes for the representation of names of scripts / Codes pour la représentation des noms d’écritures,

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