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From:  "Judy A. Kegl"
Date:  Mon Jul 26, 1999  3:27 pm
Subject:  Re: question to linguists...


Re logographic. I would argue no. It is phonetic, more alphabetic.
--Judy Kegl
Linguistics Program
University of Southern Maine
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>From: "Martin 'Lolly' Lorenz"
>To: SignWriting List
>Subject: question to linguists...
>Date: Wed, Aug 25, 1999, 12:45 PM
>

> just shortly:
> would you agree with me that SignWriting is a logographic script?
>
> (to say it with the original words of A. Fok et.al.: has a
> logographic ortographic structure in contrast to the
> alphabetic ortographic structure of written english, spanish,
> german, etc.)
>
> thanks
> --
> Martin "Lolly" Lorenz
>
> Microsoft, I think, is fundamentally an evil company.
> - JAMES H. CLARK
>
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>
> the more daring thing mostly is
> to question the known
> than to explore the unknown
>

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