Re: W Syllabry (was Re: Orthographies with lotsa diacritics (was: Ogoneking theConsonants))
|From:||Danny Wier <dawier@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, May 27, 2000, 23:20|
Kristian Jensen wrote:
>Has anyone tried designing an orthography equally cluttered
>with diacritics and special characters?
One of the scripts used to write Tech is a later invention, circa 2100.
It's a mixture of Latin, Greek and Coptic letters, with not a few
diacritics. Yet this is by necessity (huge phonology), not volition.
Also, my personal revision of Vietnamese writing, the natlang of course,
uses superscript diacritics for tone markers, and a dot below (low vowel)
and a following apostrophe (unrounded) for vowel quality, so you don't have
to stack two diacritics on top of a letter. For consonants, a dot below
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