Re: New Script for Ok (Edh coo zoo oc)
|From:||JS Bangs <jaspax@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 18, 2002, 19:24|
Christophe Grandsire sikyal:
Circles indeed. Wow--I just bookmarked this site, so that I can use it to
stare at all of those glorious scripts and come up with ideas for my own.
But what's so odd about writing a vowel before, above, and after the
consonant? It seems like half of the vowels in Thai are written that way.
Jesse S. Bangs firstname.lastname@example.org
"If you look at a thing nine hundred and ninety-nine times, you are
perfectly safe; if you look at it the thousandth time, you are in
frightful danger of seeing it for the first time."
> En réponse à Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>:
> > Ah, then you have not seen Oriya's script, which has been
> > described (quite
> > accurately, IMO) as a "parade of bald heads."
> > http://www.omniglot.com/writing/oriya.htm
> > :Peter
> Or Burmese (http://www.omniglot.com/writing/burmese.htm),
which is in my
> opinion the champion of circleness ;))) (and you should look closely at how
> they write some vowels - it's an abugida -, especially the o-macron. To write
> it on a consonant, you have to add a sign before the consonant, a sign after
> the consonant and a diacritic over the consonant!).