From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 14:43:17 EDT
On 29/04/2004 07:48, Patrick Andries wrote:
> Dean Snyder a écrit :
>> No. They are the same script, even very close paleographically; they do
>> often, but not always, differ orthographically (Phoenician not using, as
>> does Old Hebrew at times, some of the consonants as vowel indicators,
>> so-called "matres lectionis").
> If I am not mistaken Neopunic also uses "matres lectionis" but is
> mentioned as supported in this proposal.
> P. A.
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
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