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A. Ingram wrote:
> I'm thinking of making a syllabary for my conlang.  Has anyone else used
> this method for scripting?  What are some of the drawbacks and advantages?
> Somehow I feel that I will have to define all the possible phonological
> possiblilities before I can actually begin using it.  This makes me think
> that it will be a limiting factor.  I know that the Cherokee Indian Nation
> uses one and I've even seen it.  I'm probably just missing something.

Yeah, you pretty much have to know your phonological constraints before
you can make a syllabary. Which means syllabaries make more sense for
laguages with really restrictive phonotactics (like Japanese).