|SignWriting List Forum|
Martin 'Lolly' Lorenz |
Date: Thu Aug 19, 1999 7:22 am
Subject: Re: sign writing principles?
What you, Judy A. Kegl wrote to me. received Thu, Aug 19 at 04:46 CEST
|> In response to Martin,
|> (note: Judy Kegl is in Managua. She's the linguist, not me. But, I teach
|> I do not know which has more symbols, SW or, for example, english. The
|> alphabet has 26 letters, but obviously there exist rules to make a lot more
|> phonemes than that. It is a completely arbitrary system that requires
what you tell me is a very new aspect to me
i guess i will have to think about it for a while.
could you eventually point me to any linguistical
ressource (online or in a journal/book) that can
help me to further investigate your point of view
thanks a lot for your help
Martin "Lolly" Lorenz
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