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Saturday, 12 May 2007

the W()RD

Today's W()RD comes in the form of a picture, showing the first two of Georgia's three alphabets: the oldest at the top of each set of four lines, the middle one under it, followed by pronunciation helps. (The current alphabet can be seen at the top of my blog's title bar photograph.)

There is considerable literature on the subject of the first alphabet, with its geometric forms, attempting via it to link Georgian to Sumerian, amongst other languages.

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