Re: An African con-script of 1949
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Monday, December 18, 2000, 0:57|
On Sun, 17 Dec 2000 19:32:26 -0500 Padraic Brown
> Cool. There are clearly some letters influenced by the Roman
> alphabet in shape if not in sound (u seems to be both). The
> numeral 2 is obviously derived from Arabic - are any of the
> letters derived from or influenced by Arabic?
Well, the <a> looks like an alif...
The <j> could be a backwards <jiim> without a dot (which is then a
The <l> could be influenced by Latin or Arabic.
The <w> looks like an upside-down <waw>.
That's all that it looks like to me.
"for you i will also give... a ferret."