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Re: Semetic-style Syllabry (was Re: I'm back!)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 17, 2005, 11:26

Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...> writes:
>... > Mostly RealLife(tm). I did come up with an idea for the Uatakassi > script, however. It's a sort of Semetic-style syllabry. The basic > characters represent the consonants of a syllable. For example, you'd > have TN or KL or P-L and so on (my convention is to write consonants > in capitals, vowel diacritics in lower case, the dash disambiguates > between, e.g., PL (pli, pla, plu) and P-L (pil, pal, pul). Then you > add diacritics indicating the vowels, with a default /a/, thus, TN = > tan, KLi = kli, P-Lu = pul, and so forth. A "vowel killer" also > exists to combine characters to form syllables that don't have > characters. >...
Sounds interesting: a biconsonantal abudiga. :-) Do you have text samples? Or same glyphs? That would be intesting. How many basic characters will you need? It would be very funny if they are not composed but chaotic. Learners would hate that script. :-) **Henrik


Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>