Terminology (was: Latin glottal stop in ID in NWT, Canada)
richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com
Sat Oct 24 09:17:02 CDT 2015
On Sat, 24 Oct 2015 16:04:24 +0300
Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu.org> wrote:
> An alphabet, AFAIU, has to have vowels that are represented as
> letters, equally to consonants. Hebrew with niqqud doesn't fit that'
> description, because niqqud are not letters.
My sentiments exactly, but our sentiments don't match the definitions.
Unicode: "A writing system in which both consonants and vowels are
Daniels & Bright in 'The World's Writing Systems' p4: "In an
_alphabet_, the characters denote consonants and vowels."
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