[neographies] New, yet unnamed experimental script
|From:||Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 24, 2005, 20:34|
Carsten Becker skrev:
Very nice! I suppose it is no coincidence that it reminds me
of South Indian scripts. But why are there two signs for /e/?
Is one of them /E/ or /@/? It seems very popular in con-abugidas
to have a carrier-letter for initial vowels, whereas most Indian
scripts have in principle one letter for each vowel (*) in
initial position -- the main exception is Tibetan which actually
has a carrier-letter as well as a letter for /?/.
(*) In Devanagari |A o @u| are based on |@|, |i| is based on |I|,
|u| is based on |U| and |@i| is based on |e|, and the the situation
is similar in other scripts. Most systematic is Panjabi/Gurmukhi
where there is one carrier for |@ A|, one for |I i e @i| and one
for |U u o @u|.
Can the Box Script be seen anywhere, or is it too infamous?
Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se
Solitudinem faciunt pacem appellant!
> Sorry for cross-posting, but ...
> Please have a look here:
> I came up with this script yesterday late in the evening, I worked about
> an hour on what you can see there. I was bored by the rectangular "Box
> Script" for my conlang Ayeri.
> This one turned out as a corssing between Gujarati, Thai and some other
> Indic/(SE-)Asian letter shapes somehow, as I adore the elegant look of
> those alphabets. I am not completely content with this yet, but it'd be
> a good candidate to replace the Box Script -- or to be just another
> script that is or was used to write Ayeri and its descendands.