Re: NATLANGS: What's that writing system?
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 7, 2006, 22:08|
Shreyas Sampat wrote at 2006-07-07 17:57:42 (-0400)
> Mark J. Reed wrote:
> > The pink bits are Japanese - not kanji/hanzi, but mixed Hiragana and
> > Katakana. As for the white glyphs . . . are you sure that's not
> > Ge'ez? It sure looks like it to me. The first glyph is clearly a CHA
> > (U+1328 = ጨ); the second I'm not sure about because the font is not
> > one I"m used to, but I'm guessing it's a WE (U+12CD = ው), although the
> > vertical bar doesn't descend below the circle in the WE glyphs I'm
> > familiar with.
> WE, eh? I guess that's possible; I'm not really extremely familiar with
> Ge'ez either.
Neither am I, but I'm pretty sure that's exactly what it is. The
series designated "-e" in Unicode is also the zero-vowel series, so
the reading is "chaw".