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Welcome to AncientScripts.com News & Updates Latest Updates: Jul/11/2002: New page: Aztec Jul/12/2002: Due to popular demand, new page Georgian is up Jul/11/2002: New page: Sumerian Apr/28/2002: New page: Armenian Apr/16/2002: Page updated: La Mojarra My Notes Back in 1996, I created the original Ancient Scripts web site during the wee hours of the morning. I have been a great enthusiast for ...
MESOAMERICAN WRITING SYSTEMS The Automatic Language Translator (Espanol, Deutsche, Francaise, etc) INTRODUCTION Writing systems can be classified into several types, including: pictographic, ideographic, logographic, syllabic, and alphabetic (Sharer 1994:604). Pictographic writing systems are designed to represent words, ideas, or groups of words or ideas by means of elements that visually portray ...
Previous section. Portable Layout Services: Context-dependent and Directional Text Copyright 1997 The Open Group Complex-Text Languages - An Overview This chapter contains text which is reprinted with the permission of the author, Israel Gidali. This chapter presents an overview of aspects of the writing systems of a large family of languages that are collectively called complex-text languages.
A Study of Chinese Writing Systems Chinese Orthography We shall, in this section, focus our energy on Chinese orthography by limiting our endeavor to only one of the six categories of logographs, the phonograms (Wang, 1981). Logographs are identifying symbols showing a system of relationships between things. One principle divides the logographs into six categories according to the way they are ...