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Re: Abugidas (was: Chinese writing systems)

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Saturday, November 9, 2002, 4:38
Andreas Johansson wrote:
> Eg, if you had a syllable /tuts/, would that necessarily be written TU-TS, > or could there be a unitary syllabographeme TUTS?
Nope. The characters are all either CV, CLV, CRV, C, or V, possibly written in hangul-style blocks.
> If alphasyllabary has an accepted, if counterintuitive, meaning then you > probably shouldn't be using it of Tivets writing. What about "syllabet"?
That could work. Or perhaps something like "Semi-syllabry" -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42