RE: New contribution

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Wed Apr 28 2004 - 21:09:55 EDT

  • Next message: Kenneth Whistler: "Re: New contribution" wrote at 3:27 PM on Wednesday, April 28, 2004:

    >Phoenician lacks Hebrew's separate forms for medial and final kaf, mem,
    >nun, pe and tsadi, so there is not an exact one-to-one mapping.

    Old Aramaic and Old Hebrew also lack them. Middle and Modern Hebrew
    (along with later Aramaic), are in this regard, supersets of the older
    orthography - everything needed for Phoenician (or for that matter Old
    Hebrew or Old Aramaic) is already encoded in Middle and Modern Hebrew.


    Dean A. Snyder

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