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Re: Another idea for a script for Ayeri

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Friday, September 24, 2004, 19:28
J. 'Mach' Wust wrote:

> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 17:56:34 +0200, Carsten Becker > <naranoieati@...> wrote: > > >>Hey! >> >>I've come up with another script for my conlang Ayeri >>recently. I couldn't stand the Javanese-like script anymore >>because everything looked far too similar and was >>unnececerilly complicated in some ways. The latest idea is >>a script that can be quite easily carved into stone or >>wood, that's why it has some kind of runic character. I was >>basically "inspired" by (read "I stole shapes from") Latin, >>Cyrillic, Tamil, Tengwar(?). Because I still have no >>scanner, I made a TTF font (not online yet) and wrote a PDF >>document (with OOO under Linux :-)) ) of the description: >> >><> > > > Nice script! Looks as if it could be evolved into a cursive version (in some > centuries). > > I don't think that the forms you show is very suited to be carved on wood > due to the many right angles and the narrow parallels. I imagine that they > use another variant for wood carving.
Have a look at Tibetan script for a hint at how it might develop into something more hand-written! -- /BP 8^) -- B.Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se Solitudinem faciunt pacem appellant! (Tacitus)