Fwd: [b-hebrew] Samekh/Sin
peterkirk at qaya.org
Mon Nov 22 06:33:47 EST 2004
On 22/11/2004 09:44, Yitzhak Sapir wrote:
>Peter Kirk wrote:
>>>Loprieno's phonetic transcription of Coptic certainly has no
>>Thanks for the clarification. The Coptic alphabet, according to
>>seems to have a theta (although variously names thethe, thita,
>>tutte, tida) which clearly corresponds in shape, position in the
>>alphabet and numeric value with the Greek theta. If this document
>>is in fact based on false information, there may just be time to
>>stop the letter being separately encoded in Unicode, but it looks
>>to me like it is clearly attested.
>The text sample does not include this letter, among others. I
>suppose now it's not meant to be all inclusive, but just to give a
>general idea of the sound.
What do you mean? Figure 8, word 4, letter 2, figure 12 Coptic text word
7 letter 2, figure 15 word 5 letter 4 all look like theta. Are you
really trying to deny the existence of theta (as a letter rather than a
sound) in the Coptic alphabet?
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