Re: So much for accuracy!

From: Adam Twardoch (
Date: Tue May 12 2009 - 15:32:14 CDT

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    Behnam wrote:
    > This is interesting!
    > Arabic script knew something when it opted for reading the entire word
    > instead of individual characters!

    Indeed, it must have been after the Arabic script decided to add the
    dots which differentiate between different letters (before this was
    done, the same one letter represented e.g. baa, taa and thaa). But how
    do you explain that the Arabic script never opted to write most vowels?

    So, what you're saying is this: in the Latin script, you can shift
    around some letters and the text will still remain understandable, while
    in the Arabic script, you don't even have to shift around any letters
    and the text is still ambiguous. Right? :)


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