Two Filipino researchers presented their works on indigenous writing system
in Mindoro and Pampanga at the 13th International Conference on Austronesian Language held here.
Essays include studies of Slavic microlanguages (Martin Henzelmann), writing systems
in Bulgaria (Katya Melamed), literacy studies (Leslie Limage), and libraries/museums and research centers.
Vachek's (1973) Written Language: General Problems and Problems of English, is one of the first publications to deal with writing systems
from a very theoretical viewpoint.
These two writing systems
were taken from the Semitic Writing Systems
and they were completely imitable for Arabs.
Xu Shen postulates three basic writing systems
: guwen the oldest and original writing system
crafted by Cangjie (the source of all original written words and their original meanings); zhouwen (a.
Dr Jacob Dahl, a co-leader of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative and a member of Oxford University's Faculty of Oriental Studies, said: 'I have spent the last ten years trying to decipher the proto-Elamite writing system
and, with this new technology, I think we are finally on the point of making a breakthrough.
Egyptian hieroglyphics made up a formal writing system
used by the Ancient Egyptians that contained a combination of pictographs (e.
He says that while the new find incorporates patterned symbols from Olmec art, it apparently lacks calendar notations and action representations, key elements of later writing systems
in southern Mexico and Central America.
The word "Malay" could also mean the ancient Malay writing system
, which to my untrained eye looked somewhat similar to the Indian based writing systems
of Indochina, but with a strong influence from Arabic.
The book is well researched and colorfully illustrated, and it includes both histories and images of vadous writing systems
created by Africans across the continent.
It introduced a pulse laser digital holographic writing system
and was also bought by ITW in 2001.
Complexities in writing systems
abound, of course, but we have found that with a phonemically based system (approximately, one sound per symbol and one symbol per sound), it is often possible to teach people to read in months or even weeks, rather than years as in English (for which we still have spell-checkers, spelling bees, and other manifestations of the hodgepodge that is English spelling