Ar 15:16 -0800 1997-11-26, scríobh Kenneth Whistler:
>Liturgically, perhaps, but I doubt that Coptic the language can
>be claimed to bear the same historic relationship to Greek that
>Old Church Slavonic has to the various Slavic language descendants
No. It's the direct descendent of Egyptian. Greek loanwords.
>In either case, any disunification should *not* cross the Plane
>boundary. This would cause worse problems for implementers of
>Greek/Coptic than leaving things the way they are now.
I wholeheartedly agree.
>In my opinion, Cyrillic is fine (except that Glagolitsa needs to
>be addressed as a separate script)
Working on it with some specialists in Slovenia.
>but Coptic bears reexamination,
>for many of the reasons adduced by Michael Everson.
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