How to Write in Hylian

You're playing Legend of Zelda, and you come upon a sign. What are those scribbles? No, they're not just random signs--it's Hylian! Here's how you can start writing in the language of Hyrule.

Steps

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    You must learn the Hylian Alphabet. Click on the picture to see it clearly.
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    Grab a few sheets of paper and a pencil to write with.
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    Copy the Hylian key in your own writing. This will help you remember it, and, you'll have a nifty copy in case you forgot!
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    Now, jot down your name (In English).
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    Go letter by letter, and write the Hylian equivalent.
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    Keep practicing with other words that help you use a variety of Hylian letters. This will help you memorize.
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    When you feel like it, upgrade to sentences--but only write it in Hylian. It's okay if you have to keep looking at the key you made.
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    Then try reading the in-game language!
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    You're done! Make sure to keep practicing whenever there is spare time!

Tips

  • Be careful! It is very easy to mix up the Hylian forms of, "T" and "Y."
  • Don't fret over memorization. Carry around your key and use it as much as you need to: soon, you'll realize you don't need it anymore!

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Categories: Fictional Languages