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Department
Linguistics
Course
JAL328H1
Professor
chrisharvey
Semester
Winter

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The Not So Famous ScriptsThere are many other scripts in the Old WorldLecture 9We will look at a few Ancient and a few NewerOther ScriptsAncient Runic Ogham OldTurkicNewer Thaana Shavian VaiJune 11 2013Runic AlphabetThe FutharkRunicThe angular script of Germanic peoplesNo horizontal linesonly vertical and diagonalHoriz would split wood along grainKylver stone Sweden 400 ADRune is a Germanic term The Elder Futhark written out in order organized by ttfor SecretF U Th A R K G W H N I J PZ S T B E M LD OHas been interpreted as meaning MagicalOrder consistent except D and O are often flippedOriginsRhaetic Latin Three possible originsLatin several letters were directly borrowed FUARCXPHIG fuarkgwhnijGreek not as obvious as LatinEarliest Runic likely rule out Roman or Greek theories No contact at that timeSTBMLOOld Italic used in the Alps bordering on pzstbemldoGermanic territory
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