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Re: Back to basics - or musings of an old bore

According to Nakanishi's _Writing Systems of the World_, the Thai writing
system is based on 44 consonant symbols to which are added any of 22 markings
for vowels and 4 for tones, producing a large number of combinations..

bfarnell@xxxxxxx wrote:

> >I don't know much about Thai, but I do remember a speaking to someone
> >studying it when I was at the language institute.  I remember it having
> >a huge number of characters in it's alphabet.