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VMs: Re: Q: Theories about "4o" at word beginning?

--- Nick Pelling <incoming@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> At 08:06 20/12/2003 -0800, Rene wrote:
> >In my opinon, word-initial qo- is a variant of
> >word-initial o-. (etc)

> Have you tried to quantify these similarities more
> thoroughly? That is, 
> have you compared the frequency of the glyphs
> following each, compared 
> word-lengths of each group, compared them in
> different sections/hands/etc, 
> compared them with the first word of each line
> excluded, compared them with 
> the first line of each paragraph excluded, etc?

Like you, I have thought that some of these things
are excellent ideas :-)
> Here's an idea: perhaps we could develop an "anomaly
> check-list", 

Same idea occurred to me :-)
I made a start , just listing the anomalies.
This already is a non-trivial task. Hence, it
is not (nearly!) complete :
(Syntax, morphology, grammar)

Cheers, Rene

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