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Subject: Re: Phoenician alphabet
From: Kate Gladstone & Andrew Haber <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 11 Mar 1999 22:15:37 -0400
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Dick Weltz writes:

> ...  for ... Yiddish ... there are a limited number of vowel[-]indicating
>>conventions not used in Hebrew)

And also a number of consonant-indicating conventions not used in Hebrew:
Hebrew lacks a "zh" sound, for instance, and Yiddish (where this sound is
frequent) represents it by the /z/ letter followed by the /sh/ letter.

Yours for better letters,
Kate Gladstone - Handwriting Repair
325 South Manning Boulevard
Albany, NY 12208-1731
518/482-6763
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