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Writing systems [electronic resource] : an introduction to their linguistic analysis / Florian Coulmas.

By: Coulmas, Florian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics: Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xix, 270 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511077777 (electronic bk.); 9780511077777 (electronic bk.); 9781139164597 (electronic bk.); 1139164597 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Writing | Written communication | �Ecriture | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Alphabets & Writing Systems | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Spelling | Schrift | Schrift -- 0 Gesamtdarstellung | Schrift -- Einf�uhrung | Schriftzeichen -- Einf�uhrung | Writing systems -- Introduction | Schriftzeichen | Schrift | GraphemikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Writing systems.DDC classification: 411 Other classification: 06.09 | AM 12700 | ER 745 | ER 748 | ER 751 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. What is writing? -- 2. The basic options: meaning and sound -- 3. Signs of words -- 4. Signs of syllables -- 5. Signs of segments -- 6. Consonants and vowels -- 7. Vowel incorporation -- 8. Analysis and interpretation -- 9. Mixed systems -- 10. History of writing -- 11. Psycholinguistics of writing -- 12. Sociolinguistics of writing -- App. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 1.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and indexes.

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1. What is writing? -- 2. The basic options: meaning and sound -- 3. Signs of words -- 4. Signs of syllables -- 5. Signs of segments -- 6. Consonants and vowels -- 7. Vowel incorporation -- 8. Analysis and interpretation -- 9. Mixed systems -- 10. History of writing -- 11. Psycholinguistics of writing -- 12. Sociolinguistics of writing -- App. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 1.

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