Writing System

A writing system is a system of visual symbols recorded on paper or another medium, used to represent elements expressible in language.

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List Of Treatments For Dyslexia - Writing Systems and Orthography
... A writing system is a type of symbolic system used to represent elements or statements expressible in language ... of a language specifies the correct way of using a specific writing system to write the language ... Where more than one writing system is used for a language, for example for Kurdish, there can be more than one orthography ...
Lampung Languages - Writing System
... Lampung language is written in an abugida, or alphasyllabary, called Had Lampung ... It has 20 induk surat (19 consonants an one vowel), and 13 Anak Surat (diacritics) ...
Writing Systems On Computers
... In computers and telecommunication systems, writing systems are generally not codified as such, but graphemes and other grapheme-like units that are required for ... In Unicode, each character, in every language's writing system, is (simplifying slightly) given a unique identification number, known as its code point ... Computer operating systems use code points to look up characters in the font file, so the characters can be displayed on the page or screen ...
Guaymí Language - Writing System and Pronunciation
... As a traditionally oral language, the Ngäbere writing system has only very recently been created ... In accordance with the system designed by Arosemena and Javilla, the phonemes /ï/, /ë/ and /ʚ/ are represented with the graphemes ⟨ü⟩, ⟨ö⟩, and ⟨ä⟩ respectively ... Standardization of spelling has been slow to solidify after the creation of a writing system, especially regarding the transcription of vowels ...
Script (Unicode) - Definition and Classification - Script Versus Writing System
... Main article Writing system See also phonemic and phonetic orthography "Writing system" is sometimes treated as a synonym for script ... However it also can be used as the specific concrete writing system supported by a script ... For example the Vietnamese writing system is supported by the Latin script ...

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