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From: "Don Osborn" <dzo@xxxxxx>
To: qalam @ yahoogroups . com
Subject: Tifinagh
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 16:08:19 -0000

The recent announcement by Morocco that Berber will be taught in schools using the Tifinagh script* and an observation of Tifinagh signs in parts of Algeria** make one wonder if this script is enjoying something of a renaissance?

On the other hand, Berber instruction in Algeria (also announced a few months ago) will not be in Tifinagh.

BTW, a summary of Berber writing systems is available at http://www.geocities.com/lameens/tifinagh/

Don Osborn

* http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Multilingual_Literacy/message/34
** http://fr.groups.yahoo.com/group/Unicode-Afrique/message/230

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