Writing Systems

Some articles on writing systems, writing system, writing:

Phonetic Symbols In Unicode - Semantic Phonemes and Character Names
... and marks from the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and those supporting other phonetic writing systems too ... In terms of script or writing system, these phonetic alphabets are basically one writing system ... typically reflects the common phoneme semantics shared by those various writing systems regardless of the glyphs used ...
Culture Of Asia - Nationalities and Ethnic Groups - East Asia
... The Chinese script is the oldest continuously used writing system in the world, and has long been a unifying principle of East Asia, as the medium for conveying Chinese culture ... Chinese writing was passed on to Korea, Japan and Vietnam ... characters used are called Kanji and form a major component of the Japanese writing system ...
Mesoamerican Mythology - Common Characteristics of Mesoamerican Culture - Writing Systems
... Main article Mesoamerican writing systems See also Mesoamerican literature and Maya script The Mesoamerican scripts deciphered to date are logosyllabic ... The best documented and deciphered Mesoamerican writing system, and therefore the most widely known, is the classic Maya script ... the Olmec, Zapotec, and Epi-Olmec/Isthmian writing systems ...

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