Michael Kaplan wrote:
> > plus...
> > dumb question 1. Is Aramaic (which doesn't seem to have a 2 character
> > code) the same as Amharic (which does...AM)? If not, Amharic appears
> > a Semetic language too, is that written right-to-left too?
> Amharic uses the Ethiopic script, and is not RTL as far a I know. Aramaic
> has no native speakers
As far as I know, there is still a (small) minority of speakers in Turkey
and Syria who speak the present-day descendant language of (biblical)
Aramaic. This present-day dialect is commonly called Aramaic too. I have
absolutely no idea what writing system, if any, they would use today
(although probably not the ancient Aramaic script? More likely Arabic?)
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