Hallo! tomhchappell wrote: > --- In [log in to unmask], Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@W...> > > wrote: > > [snip] > > Old Albic, in its own featural alphabet, is written bottom-to-top, > > starting on the left side. > > [snip] > > 1. Is Old Albic's featural alphabet available on-line? Where? Not yet. Scanning a picture of it and uploading it to FrathWiki is *definitely* on my to-do list, but so far I didn't come to do it. > 2. "Featural Alphabets" really intrigue me. Alexander Melville > Bell's "Visible Speech" system is the closest thing to a "Featural > Alphabet" I've ever seen. > King Sejong's Hangeul system for Korean is supposed to be a > featurography, but I don't think it really is. Why not? > Something that had each "characteristic feature" denoted by a > particular one of Gary's tinkertoys would be more of a "featural > alphabet". > Is anyone onlist aware of any "featural alphabets" predating the > existence of the ConLang list? Hangeul, and Tolkien's Tengwar (and, less clearly, Cirth). Greetings, Jörg.