Here are the results of last week’s glyph-naming.
Andrew Mendes is a mailman from sunny South Florida.
Name That Glyph, Umu
10 January 2012 at 04:44
(regloss as necessary!)
H2, a verb of strong deontic modality, “must”. H4, “resist, be obstinate”. (They’re yelling at one another?)
E2, “do [s.t.] rashly”
D4, “be imposing [esp. of something large seen from afar]”
G1, adpos. “according to (a criterion or authority)”
F2, “history; tell the history of”
B2, “separately, individually”. (Okay, this one is a borrowing of sorts from UNLWS).
C1, “stand; be at (a location)”
10 January 2012 at 04:46
for B2 read B1.
10 January 2012 at 17:31
D2 – (V) to dance; (N) a dance
I3 – (V) to work; (N) job, occupation
H3 – (N) Bell; (V) to ring, to chime
C3 – (N) bench; stool
J2 – (V) to weave; (N) fabric, cloth
10 January 2012 at 19:30
B-1 to put gas in the car
F-2 ink well
J-4 ash tray
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Can picture writing be phonetic? Is there a way to fake Chinese, or Mayan, or Egyptian?
These questions, and simple vector graphics manipulations, produced two dramatically different writing systems, collectively known as Pseudoglyphs.
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