Tag: alphabets

14 Is there any point in the current ordering of the letters in the alphabet? 2011-11-04T17:22:03.273

13 Do all non-syllabic, non-logographic scripts have pronounceable names for their letters for spelling? 2011-09-17T10:02:10.577

12 Is there an active alphabetic writing system not based on the Phoenician or the Brahmic lineage? 2011-10-21T14:43:46.227

10 Which language was regularly written in the most alphabets? 2012-05-06T01:04:24.560

9 If the Arabic script is suited to Arabic grammar, how do speakers of non-Semitic languages cope with it? 2013-08-30T20:33:59.867

7 Are there any "simple" languages? 2012-06-23T18:33:41.080

7 What gave rise to the manual alphabet for Latin characters in Japanese Sign Language? 2014-06-23T07:37:21.433

7 How did it happen that K was introduced to Latin alphabet in place of C and C started to mark /t͡s/ or /s/ in many languages? 2015-09-25T21:01:31.897

6 Why are some scripts' names derived from their first few characters? 2016-10-25T22:05:45.783

5 What is the origin of letters corresponding to consonant clusters? 2012-06-08T11:05:07.240

5 What sounds do the graphemes ⟨ś⟩ and ⟨ź⟩ represent in Montenegrin? 2013-02-08T17:25:41.557

5 In which script(s) is the Kazakh language actually written in Kazakhstan? 2013-05-24T21:36:55.840

5 Two questions about Sappho's name 2014-12-22T11:20:45.520

5 Why do some alphabets have special final forms for some letters? 2016-10-14T19:44:32.817

4 Seeking details of Lao orthographic reforms 2013-09-26T05:53:14.220

4 Are there any latin-alphabet languages written right-to-left? 2015-05-07T08:02:36.373

4 Is there some relationship between the modern u and μ? 2017-05-18T18:04:49.953

3 Origin of Alphabetic/Phonemic Scripts 2014-04-29T05:36:06.073

3 Is the Ampersands a Letter in the Latin Alphabet? 2014-09-29T00:32:30.150

3 Is music a language? 2015-01-05T06:54:19.117

3 Are there any scripts which have more than 127 characters? 2018-02-07T10:20:30.100

2 Are the orthographies of the Slavic languages generally consistent? 2015-02-25T20:17:49.913

2 Why is the letter "Q" visually simillar to "O"? 2015-09-25T23:31:25.333

2 Do Azeri people actually use Ə instead of A in names? 2015-10-20T09:00:44.770

2 Thai alphabet romanizations? 2016-05-30T19:35:15.137

1 Is there any method of assigning a numeral score to the extent to which a given alphabet is phonemic? 2012-07-04T03:09:24.680

1 Correlation between vowel sounds and compact alphabet used in English and its acceptance 2013-11-13T02:04:22.657

1 Was there an evolution of the greek alphabet in the middle-east? 2014-04-27T15:40:22.733

1 Which official document defines the English alphabet? 2015-08-30T10:42:09.673

1 Which writing script can represent all human sounds? 2015-09-12T04:04:05.770

1 Diacritics and Ashanti/Twi alphabet? 2016-09-21T09:39:02.467

1 What is the difference between "می‌گفت" and "میگفت"? 2016-10-26T15:44:38.667

1 Where to start with deciphering this language? 2016-11-12T21:02:15.260

1 Transliteration of Cyrillic 2017-04-20T16:37:27.397

1 What is the function of the *dot* diacritic, when it converts /ba/ to /ra/ (if it can be called so) in Bengali? 2017-06-07T12:56:47.997

1 Discussions around symbols included/excluded in the IPA 2017-07-10T15:03:57.347

1 How do languages which prefix proper nouns (by case marking, clitic article, etc) do capitalization in Latin Alphabet? 2017-11-01T13:31:23.113

1 Why does the English Alphabet sometimes function like a syllabary? 2018-01-10T22:37:19.327

0 Why does *h* have two different names in Welsh? 2015-05-24T10:47:03.980

0 Is there a word for variety of letters used in a language? 2016-01-11T05:07:38.853

-1 Is English the only language (except classical Latin, Cyrillic, symbol languages and auxiliary languages) that has no diacritic symbols/accents? 2013-12-17T07:30:22.147

-1 Why is the Arabic alif maksura sometimes read as a ya 2016-10-05T09:41:30.240

-2 Why don't some Arabic letters appear in the alphabet list? 2015-02-10T10:13:40.830

-2 How many Arabic(-derived) alphabets exist? 2016-10-05T08:04:16.203

-2 Is there an alphabet containing exactly 25 letters? 2016-12-06T20:14:26.907

-3 Can a new alphabet be created and added to the English language? 2016-08-13T20:00:16.230