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... as well as that of the Skeireins and various other manuscripts, was written using an alphabet that was most likely invented by Ulfilas himself for his translation ... Braune) claim that it was derived from the Greek alphabet only, while others maintain that there are some Gothic letters of Runic or Latin origin ... This Gothic alphabet has nothing to do with blackletter (also called Gothic script), which was used to write the Latin script from the 12th to 14th centuries ...
... The Rinconada Native alphabet has 6 short vowels, 6 long vowels, and 17 consonants, a total of 29 letters ... This alphabet contains all sounds found in the native vocabulary of Rinconada ... proverb written in the Rinconada native alphabet "A dirî tattaoŋ maglīlî sa pinaŋgalinan, dirî makaaābot sa paiiyānan." (Tagalog Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan ay ...
Famous quotes containing the words alphabet and/or native:
“I wonder, Mr. Bone man, what youre thinking
of your fury now, gone sour as a sinking whale,
crawling up the alphabet on her own bones.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Happy the man whose wish and care
A few paternal acres bound,
Content to breathe his native air
In his own ground:”
—Alexander Pope (16881744)