Featural Alphabets (was Re: Boustrophedon and Chinese (was Re: A single font can
|Date:||Friday, October 14, 2005, 18:03|
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@W...>
> Old Albic, in its own featural alphabet, is written bottom-to-top,
> starting on the left side.
1. Is Old Albic's featural alphabet available on-line? Where?
2. "Featural Alphabets" really intrigue me. Alexander Melville
Bell's "Visible Speech" system is the closest thing to a "Featural
Alphabet" I've ever seen.
King Sejong's Hangeul system for Korean is supposed to be a
featurography, but I don't think it really is.
Something that had each "characteristic feature" denoted by a
particular one of Gary's tinkertoys would be more of a "featural
Is anyone onlist aware of any "featural alphabets" predating the
existence of the ConLang list?
Tom H.C. in MI