Re: So much for accuracy!

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Wed May 13 2009 - 13:57:51 CDT

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    On 5/12/2009 1:32 PM, Adam Twardoch wrote:
    > 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?
    Surely, that's because of the way vowels are used in the language.


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