Re: Script vs Writing System

Date: Mon May 10 2004 - 17:05:05 CDT

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    Patrick Andries scripsit:

    > Featural Syllabaries: Ethiopic, Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics, Hangul

    I think that Ethiopic and CAS are abugidas; in the latter case, the
    vowel marks are realized as rotations and the virama as superscripting.

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    it was "pleasurable corrigible malfunction".
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