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).