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Re: Chinese writing systems

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, November 4, 2002, 12:14
Florian Rivoal scripsit:

> Tibetan language falls in the same language familly as chinese, when
you consider gigantic groups like "indo european", "tonal languages from
> south east asia"(sorry, i forgot the oficial name of this group",
Sino-Tibetan, actually. But of course there are "tonal languages from SE Asia" that aren't included, like the whole Tai-Kadai family, or Vietnamese and Cambodian, which are Austro-Asiatic (along with the non-tonal Munda languages of India).
> or "ural-altaic aglutinating languages including korean and japanese".
Whether Altaic includes Korean and Japanese is still controversial. Uralic, in any case, is no longer considered part of the same family. -- XQuery Blueberry DOM John Cowan Entity parser dot-com Abstract schemata XPointer errata Infoset Unicode BOM --Richard Tobin