Braille Alphabet

a
a
b
b
c
c
d
d
e
e
f
f
g
g
h
h
i
i
j
j
k
k
l
l
m
m
n
n
o
o
p
p
q
q
r
r
s
s
t
t
u
u
v
v
w
w
x
x
y
y
z
z

Capital Letters

A capital letter is made by putting the braille capital sign (dot 6) in front of the letter to be capitalized. Below is the name Jane and the city New York.


capitaljane


capitalnew
capitalyork

To capitalize all of the letters in a word or abbreviation, put the double capital sign (dot 6, dot 6) in front of the group of the letters to be capitalized. Below is the abbreviation USA and the city and state Dallas TX.

capitalcapitalusa


capitaldallas
capitalcapitaltx


Punctuation

All of the print punctuation marks can be written in braille. Here is the braille for three frequently used punctuation marks.

A period is made with dot 2, dot 5 and dot 6. Below is the sentence Dad did a jig.

capitaldaddidaji gperiod


 

A question mark is made with dot 2, dot 3, and dot 6. A comma is made with dot 2.
Below is the question Did Mom do a jig, too?

capitaldid capitalmom do a
jigcomma tooquestion