On Sun, 17 Dec 2000 19:32:26 -0500 Padraic Brown <[log in to unmask]> writes: > Cool. There are clearly some letters influenced by the Roman > alphabet in shape if not in sound (u seems to be both). The > numeral 2 is obviously derived from Arabic - are any of the > letters derived from or influenced by Arabic? > > Padraic. - Well, the <a> looks like an alif... The <j> could be a backwards <jiim> without a dot (which is then a <Haa>). The <l> could be influenced by Latin or Arabic. The <w> looks like an upside-down <waw>. That's all that it looks like to me. -Stephen (Steg) "for you i will also give... a ferret."