|SignWriting List Forum|
Valerie Sutton |
Date: Thu Feb 11, 1999 12:11 am
Subject: Re: Egyptian Sign Language
On Wed, 10 Feb 1999, Angus wrote:
> I sat in on a few classes in Middle Egyptian when I was an
>undergrad, and didn't notice any references to deafness. You realize that
>Egyptian hieroglyphics were an alphabetic system, similar to Roman, and
>not very different from the real SignWriting.
> -Angus B. Grieve-Smith
> Linguistics Department
> The University of New Mexico
Hi Angus -
Perhaps you could explain what you mean further....I don't know very much
about Egyptian hieroglyphics.
I had heard that it incorporates some notation for sounds, is that true?
Valerie Sutton at the DAC
Deaf Action Committee for SW
Center For Sutton Movement Writing
an educational nonprofit organization
Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA