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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › NüshuNüshu - Wikipedia

    Nüshu is included in the Unicode Standard under the name "Nushu" (because Unicode character names, block names, and script names can only use ASCII letters). 396 Nüshu letters were added to the Nushu block as part of Unicode version 10.0, which was released in June 2017.

  2. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › SanskritSanskrit - Wikipedia

    The Nagari script has been thought of as a northern Indic script for Sanskrit as well as the regional languages such as Hindi, Marathi, and Nepali. However, it has had a "supra-local" status as evidenced by 1st-millennium CE epigraphy and manuscripts discovered all over India and as far as Sri Lanka, Burma, Indonesia, and in its parent form ...

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › IdeogramIdeogram - Wikipedia

    The term "ideogram" is often used to describe symbols of writing systems such as Egyptian hieroglyphs, Sumerian cuneiform and Chinese characters.However, these symbols represent elements of a particular language, mostly words or morphemes (so that they are logograms), rather than objects or concepts.

  4. The Phoenician alphabet is also called the Early Linear script (in a Semitic context, not connected to Minoan writing systems), because it is an early development of the Proto- or Old Canaanite or Proto-Sinaitic script, into a linear, purely alphabetic script, also marking the transfer from a multi-directional writing system, where a variety of ...

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Modi_scriptModi script - Wikipedia

    Now the Balbodh style of Devnagari is the primary script used to write Marathi. Some linguists in Pune have recently begun trying to revive the script. Description Overview. The Modi script derives from the Nāgari family of scripts and is a modification of the Balbodh style of the Devanagari script intended for continuous writing. Although ...

  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Maya_scriptMaya script - Wikipedia

    The Maya script was a logosyllabic system with some syllabogrammatic elements. Individual glyphs or symbols could represent either a morpheme or a syllable, and the same glyph could often be used for both. Because of these dual readings, it is customary to write logographic readings in all caps and phonetic

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › BlissymbolsBlissymbols - Wikipedia

    Blissymbols or Blissymbolics is a constructed language conceived as an ideographic writing system called Semantography consisting of several hundred basic symbols, each representing a concept, which can be composed together to generate new symbols that represent new concepts.