From: vlad (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Mar 04 2005 - 20:13:03 CST
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 21:36:19 +0100, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai
> -On [20050304 21:32], Asmus Freytag (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> >Sometimes it takes an initial, coherent writeup to get the attention
> >of expert reviewers that would allow the proposal to make definite
> >progress. So if there are any volunteers....
> I am learning kanji/hiragana/katakana at the moment, so I might be able to
> get some research done on this subject. I am definitely willing to do this.
> Is there an URL that explains what a proposal requires to be written
> down/researched? (Most likely another FAQ I'm asking here.)
> >PS: the fact that these are not in current everyday use is somewhat
> >immaterial - neither is Cuneiform. They do seem likely candidates
> >for the representation of historic documents etc.
> Most definitely. And apparently it is still in somewhat limited use in
> everyday Japanese life (kisoba shops for example).
Yes, they do still occasionally see use. There's not much information
on the web in English, but a quick search for 変体仮名 turned up
http://homepage2.nifty.com/Gat_Tin/kanji/kana.htm, which gives some
examples of their use, as well as the kanji they're derived from.
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