Re: Are Latin and Cyrillic essentially the same script?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Nov 22 2010 - 06:08:14 CST

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    On 19 Nov 2010, at 07:15, Peter Constable wrote:

    > And while IPA is primarily based on Latin script, not all of its characters are Latin characters: bilabial and interdental fricative phonemes are represented using Greek letters beta and theta.

    IPA beta and chi behave very differently from their Greek antecedents and should not remain unified. The case for theta is messier because theta is so very messy.

    Michael Everson *

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