Ar 03:03 -0800 2000-01-13, scríobh Marco.Cimarosti@icl.com:
>Curtis Clark wrote:
>>It is my understanding that scholars prefer LTR to fit in with Latin text.
>>The glyphs are more easily recognizable to those familiar with the Latin
>>alphabet when they are in their LTR orientation.
>Yes, this is true for both Etruscan and Hieroglyphic, if the scholars write
>in a Western language, because this eases interlinear transliteration,
>word-by-word translation, etc.
There are plenty of RTL _and_ LTR texts in both Etruscan and Egyptian.
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