White Flag -- "rythm", no vowel in

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Mar 20 16:21:12 UTC 2012

At 3/20/2012 01:27 AM, Paul Johnston wrote:
>The Arabic and Hebrew writing systems treat /i:/ and /j/ and /u:/
>and /w/ as identical, as did Classical Latin, for that matter.

I thought the last was u and v?  (AND U and V.)  As one sees in early
(into the 17th century) printed books.


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