From: Patrick Andries (Patrick.Andries@xcential.com)
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 14:52:00 EDT
Peter Kirk a écrit :
>> [Neopunic and matres lectionis]
> And early Hebrew in paleo-Hebrew script uses them very rarely - so not
> much difference here.
> "Matres lectionis" are simply base characters used as as vowels. They
> are not combining marks, or anything else like that which makes the
> script complex.
[PA] True (at least for Neopunic, I can't comment for all others).
Incidentally, I have asked some Punic scholars what they thought about
this proposal and whether they find it useful (i.e. not unify Punic
within Hebrew). Otherwise, personally, I can't really find anything
faulty at first sight with Michael's proposal.
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