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Re: The (UN)importance of pronunciation

From:Ph. D. <phild@...>
Date:Sunday, January 11, 2004, 19:27
Mark J. Reed wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 05:22:06PM -0800, Garth Wallace wrote: > > That's actually an interesting argument in favor of an abjad for > > English. > > Terminology memory failure. Is an abjad a consonantary, like
> or a quasi-syllabary (both consonants and vowels, but consonants have > an implied vowel)?
Abjad = consonants only as in Arabic Abugida = consonants with inherent vowel as in Indic scripts