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Re: Yi script

From:Acadon <acadon@...>
Date:Saturday, April 15, 2000, 0:34
Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> > On Fri, 14 Apr 2000, John Cowan wrote: > > > > > Very unusually for the environment, the characters were not derived > > from Chinese characters. There were about 8000-10,000 of them. > > > > Well, I've often found it curious that so many of the people around > Han China's borders made character scripts of their own, without > borrowing much more than the form of brush-strokes - Tangut, Jurchen, > and a few more I can remember just now.
And don't forget the "women's script" -- which many say looks like stings of mutant mosquitos.
> Oh, and the character script I > devised when I had just started learning Chinese. Can't even remember > the name now... > > Boudewijn Rempt |