Re: Karaite manuscript

From: John Hudson (
Date: Fri Jul 13 2007 - 11:47:34 CDT

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    Philippe Verdy wrote:

    > Reread what I said: I did not speak about an Arabic-language reference text
    > but about the Aranbic-script reference text, just to say that I had doubts
    > that the Hebrew points and marks were drawn first before the Arabic text
    > (=the sequence of Arabic base characters, not Arabic-language words).

    And I didn't say that the red Hebrew points were written before the Arabic text; I said
    they were written before the green marks. Sorry if this was said in any way that was
    confusing. Of course the letters were written first:

            Letters -> red marks -> green marks


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