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There were various '''alphabets''' in use during the [[middle ages]]. During the [[period]], they did have changes as new letters were introduced and old ones redefined or omitted to help indicate phonetic and syntactic differences within [[language]]s.
 
There were various '''alphabets''' in use during the [[middle ages]]. During the [[period]], they did have changes as new letters were introduced and old ones redefined or omitted to help indicate phonetic and syntactic differences within [[language]]s.
 
* roman alphabet (and its variations for [[French]], [[Spanish]] etc).
 
* roman alphabet (and its variations for [[French]], [[Spanish]] etc).

Revision as of 06:14, 29 September 2007

elelchi There were various alphabets in use during the middle ages. During the period, they did have changes as new letters were introduced and old ones redefined or omitted to help indicate phonetic and syntactic differences within languages.

It is a truism, but perhaps worth reminding ourselves -- Alphabet is taken from the (conventional) first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta. What it was called previously to this useful portmanteau is not known


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