Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics (Continuum by Silvia Luraghi, Vit Bubenik

By Silvia Luraghi, Vit Bubenik

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4 Spoken, Written and Literary Language Since voice recording only has a century’s history, historical linguistics heavily relies on wri en records. Transcription of spoken language by dialectologists also started late, in the last few decades of the nineteenth century. Wri en sources may record various linguistic registers, sometimes close to the spoken language: this is the case of graffiti wri en by uncultured speakers, or personal le ers, such as a number of non-literary Greek and Latin papyri from northern Egypt.

It represents 12 vowels by means of sublinear and infralinear points and strokes in combination with the earlier system of marking long vowels by glides and there is a special symbol for long (rounded) [a¯˚]. Cursive developments of the Aramaic abjad resulted in the Mandaic and Syriac scripts (earlier Estrangelo and later Serto). Other varieties developed for Iranian (Avestan, Pahlavi, Sogdian) and Altaic languages (transmi ed from Turkic Uyghur to Mongolian to Tungusic Manchu). The Nabatean Aramaic script is an ancestor of the North Arabic script (with earliest inscriptions dated to the fourth century ce).

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