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Re: Basque & Katzner's Languages of the World

From:David Peterson <digitalscream@...>
Date:Sunday, November 18, 2001, 22:14
In a message dated 11/18/01 11:56:56 AM, cowan@MERCURY.CCIL.ORG writes:

<< The first four letters of the alphabet in Arabic and Amharic respectively
(except it's "abugida", not "abugadi").  Just like "alphabet" from
alpha-beta. >>

    The first four letters in the Arabic alphabet are alef, baa, taa, Taa...
Seems like it'd give some sort of word like "alefbaatatha" [&lIfb&4VTV]
(American pronunciation).


"s&m raSalo SirejsatIm, spAjs Zi v&TIl dZaGagzaZA."
"If it keeps on rainin', the levee's going to break."
        --Led Zeppelin


Tristan Alexander McLeay <anstouh@...>
John Cowan <cowan@...>