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You have letters - now what do you do with them?
astrokatastro
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Postby astrokatastro » Fri Apr 22, 2005 8:42 am

why?
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Postby anders » Sat Apr 23, 2005 6:03 am

The Greek letters were in turn borrowed, in a very clever way, from Phoenician and/or other Semitic alphabets. Consonants neither pronounceable nor used in Greek were used for vowels that did not exist in Semitic languages etc.
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