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Language (Group) And Script Index

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This index section presents list of language (group) and scripts described in this book The Idea of Writing. The book is an exploration of the versatility of writing systems. It specifically concerns with the problems and possibilities of adapting a writing system to another language. Writing is studied as it is used across linguistic and cultural borders from ancient Egyptian, Cuneiform and Korean writing to Japanese, Kharosthi and Near Eastern scripts.

Keywords: Korean writing; writing systems

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