Re: Aramaic, Samaritan, Phoenician

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Jul 15 2003 - 15:40:51 EDT

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    At 20:17 +0100 2003-07-15, Thomas M. Widmann wrote:
    >John Cowan <> writes:
    >> I'd like someone whose native script is Hebrew to comment on mutual
    >> intelligibility, which was the main criterion for separating
    >> Glagolitic from Cyrillic.
    >But if that criterion is applied, surely Georgian Xucuri/Khutsuri
    >should be separated from Georgian Mxedruli/Mkhedruli: Although there
    >roughly is a one-to-one correspondence between the two, and although
    >both are generally applied to the same language (though normally to
    >different stages of it), they definitely are not mutually
    >intelligible (and in fact knowledge of Xucuri seems to be quite low
    >in Georgia).

    The UTC has agreed that we should do this. After 8 years or so of my
    whining.... ;-)

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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