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What Are We Calling “Latin Script”? Name and Reality in the Grammatological Terminology
Wang Jifan ORCID iD icon
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Abstract. The main purpose of this paper is to pose a question regarding the term “script” in the grammatological field, in respect of whether accepted referents match up the definition in previous studies. We follow existing definitions, discuss its nature, and test it against a widely known instance, Latin script. We have concluded that what we call by that name is, in many aspects, not integral to be a single “script” in reality. We thus propose an alternative view on its classification and relevance, with some preliminary analysis on this problem.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.36824/2018-graf-wang


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Wang Jifan ORCID iD icon (2019), What Are We Calling “Latin Script”? Name and Reality in the Grammatological Terminology, in Proceedings of Graphemics in the 21st Century, Brest 2018 (Yannis Haralambous, Ed.), Brest: Fluxus Editions, 91–109

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