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"Leaf words"

Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2024 5:20 pm
by DFS346
With thanks to Andrew Steckley for the data: thoughts on what I call "leaf words" in the Voynich manuscript - "words" that abut plant drawings which break up the text.

https://goodreads.com/author_blog_posts ... leaf-words

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Voynich manuscript, “herbal” section, Scribe 1: the most common “leaf words", and their frequencies in the section as a whole. Data by courtesy of Andrew Steckley; author's analysis.

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