Phonetic alphabets purify or separate language from the sensual world in which oral language and ideographic writing
participate, and in which a more "balanced," synesthetic "interplay of the senses" occurs.
Based on the Chinese ideographic writing
, Bliss entails pictographic and ideographic symbols, which initially aimed to build up a system of universal writing .
Setting aside the case of ideographic writing
systems, which would need a study of their own, one generally proceeds along a scale from an interlanguage based on one's sounding-out of the new language according to one's preconceptions (likely to be based on L1) through progressively more accurate forms of interlanguage until one reaches the limit of one's proficiency or inclination to learn.
The board endorsed the IDNC Working Group Report to expand the world's Domain Name System and to work on adapting it to accommodate Country Code Top Level Domain Names (ccTLDs) in scripts other than Latin, such as Arabic or Devnagri and ideographic writing
systems, such as Japanese.
However, the author's contrast of these ways of thinking with what he believes is the more holistic communication style that Chinese ideographic writing
supposedly fosters seems a lot more problematic.
(10) Ideographic writing
for amutu "liver"/"omen"; see CAD A/II, 96.
Hence Dreyer interpreted a few of these signs as genuine ideographic writing
, standing for inscriptions with phonetic values (in contrast to mere pictographs representing concrete objects).
Master Thompson sez: "The Ejagham [of Nigeria and Cameroun] developed a unique form of ideographic writing
, signs representing ideas and called Nsibidi, signs embodying many powers, including all that is valiant, just and ordered.
The other is the historical occasions when some Western thinkers were drawn to Chinese ideographic writing
. One of these historical encounters is represented by Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound at the turn of the century who regarded Chinese characters as totally unphonological, a script which is not reducible to sound, but is vivid, ideographic expression of human conception of things and notions, and therefore is a most suitable medium for poetry.