Re: Afaka script

From: Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven (
Date: Tue Oct 30 2007 - 02:59:57 CST

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    -On [20071029 02:19], Michael Maxwell ( wrote:
    >I suspect one reason for that is that education in Surinam uses a Latin
    >script, so by using more or less the same writing system for this language,
    >speakers are likely to be able to pick up a book in this language and read it
    >without special training.

    For all I know, and I readily admit I have no idea how current schooling is,
    Dutch should be the standard language for education (it still is the official
    language of Surinam).

    Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(-at-)> / asmodai
    イェルーン ラウフロック ヴァン デル ウェルヴェン |
    Look, it cannot be seen - it is beyond form. Listen, it cannot be heard
    - it is beyond sound. Grasp, it cannot be held - it is intangible.
    These three are indefinable, they are one...

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