New Balaibalan (Turkish: Bâleybelen or Yeni Bâleybelen), also transcribed Bala-i Balan, Balaibalan, Balibilen velsim, is a constructed language created in Ottomania, and has been accepted by ottoman government. Its original creator may have been 14th century mystic Fazlullah Astarabi, founder of Hurufism, or his followers in the 15th century, or may have been Muhyi-i Gulshani, born in Edirne, a member of the Gulshani sufi order in Cairo; in any case, the elaboration of the language was a collective endeavour. The sole documentary attestation of Balaibalan is a dictionary, copies of which are to be found in the Bibliotheque nationale de France in Paris and in the Princenton University Library.

Balaibalan is an a priori language, written with the Ottoman variant of the Arabic Alphabet. The grammar follows the lead of Persian, Turkish and English; like Turkish, it is agglutinating. Much of the lexis appears wholly invented, but some words are borrowed from Arabic and the other source languages, and others can be tracked back to words of the source languages in an indirect manner, via Sufi metaphor.

Pronunciation: IPA: Bâlâybalan
Created by: Ersen Yeser  21 april 2014 
Setting and usage:
Total speakers:
Ranking: posteriori
Category (purpose): Middle Anatolian languages 
Writing system: Balaybalan Alphabet 
Official status
Official language of: Central Anatolia
Regulated by: no official regulation
Language codes
ISO 639-1: ba
ISO 639-2: bal
ISO 639-3: bala

New Balaibalan
Head direction
Nouns decline according to...
Case Number
Definiteness Gender
Verbs conjugate according to...
Voice Mood
Person Number
Tense Aspect

New Balaybalan is an Middle Anatolian Language.



Bilabial Labio-dental Dental Alveolar Post-alveolar Retroflex
Nasal b f t g gh h
Plosive p w v y
Fricative m sh c k
Affricate v ch
Approximant z d
Trill j
Flap or tap l
Lateral fric. n
Lateral app. r
Lateral flap s


Front Near-front Central Near-back
Near-close u
Mid i
Open a e


Writing SystemEdit

The writing system of New Balaibalan is perso-arabic alphabet.

Letter ا ب پ ت ث ج چ ح خ د ذ ر
Sound â b p t th j ch h' kh d dh r
Letter ز ژ س ش ص ض ط ظ ڟ ع غ ف
Sound z zh s sh s' d', z' t' z' d' ', â' gh f
Letter ڤ ڥ ق ك گ ل ڸ م ن و ه ي
Sound v w q k g l ll m n v, w, o, u h y, i


The grammar of New Balaibalan is a easy system.


-un - if it is a consonant after a word.

-hu - if it is a wovel after a word.

kard - knife

yahd kard - a knife

kardun - knifes

kare - work

yahd kare - a work

karehu - works

zaruh - child

yahd zaruh - a child

zarah - children

type of common

bit kard - to knife

type of signal

karda - the knife

type of was

be kard - in knife

type of going

fra kard - from knife


kard-ab qasab - knife of butcher, butcher's knife


-at - to

-a - -ing

-e -want to

karat - to do

kare´- do

karea - doing

kari - did

karu - done

eba kar - will do

ebu kar - would do

rea kar - have do, has do

reu kar - had do

shuk kar - can do

shuku kar - could do

eba re kar - will have do

ebu re kar - would have do

shuk re kar - can have do

shuku re kar - could have do


SVO - Subject-Verb-Object



1 - yahd

2 - bayâ

3 - jiâ

4 - jihr

5 - duma

6 - shuas

7 - shabi

8 - uthu

9 - nahs

10 - mahe


Ādītyā – Sunday

Gīrāyūn – Monday

Āmšār – Tuesday

Čīmmēr – Wednesday

Šemmer – Thursday

Jum’ā – Friday

Jūmrāt – Saturday


Hįdrįllezi Evvel 1 December 

Hįdrįllezi sani 2 January

Šūwād – 3 February

Zamhar 4 March

Ruzber 5 April

Hamal 6 May

Hazuran 7 June

Tammud 8 July

Aghab 9 August

Āylūl 10 September

Tebaghi Evvel 11 October

Tebaghi sani 12 November 


Sīyālī – winter

Rābīyū – spring

Sāmārī – summer

Sādīrā – autumn 

Example textEdit

گأو آدمي اس زيا احرار آ وقربه وقس حقوق. ويان اس دربم اله ويجدان آ عقل آ حجد بداز بفندي وقسون به يهد ديگر باه إخواني.

Gew admi as ziya ahrar â weqer be weqes â huquq. Wean as derbem ale wicdan â aql â heced bedaz befendi weqesun be yehd diger bae ihvaniye..

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

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