Re: Aramaic speech and script

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Jan 21 2010 - 12:16:25 CST

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    On 21 Jan 2010, at 15:59, Raymond Mercier wrote:

    > When I then go back to Rosenthal Table of Scripts it seems pretty
    > clear that we have "Monumental Palmyrene".

    I thought so.. there seemed to be a couple of ligatures.

    > I will have a go at transcribing it (since I am not a semiticist by
    > profession, I will not lose face if I am wrong):
    > מקיחובדזבידא
    > לאלשיאליקדה
    > mqyḥwbrzbyd‘
    > l‘lšy‘lyqdh

    I'm working now to encode Palmyrene, so this is really rather nice.

    Michael Everson *

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