An abjad is a type of writing system where each symbol stands for a consonant, leaving the reader to supply the appropriate vowel. The name abjad is based on the old Arabic alphabet's first four letters – a, b, j, d – to replace the common terms "consonantary", "consonantal alphabet" ...
Consonantal writing systems, as the name implies, represent the consonantal ... all be represented by the same character—insist that the script is an alphabet.
One in which the characters represent consonants, with vowels either not indicated or indicated by subsidiary marks. The original North.
The name abjad is based on the old Arabic alphabet's first four letters – a, b, j, d – to replace the common terms "consonantary", "consonantal alphabet" or ...
An index of the abjads, or consonant alphabets, on Omniglot, including abjads in use, such as Arabic and Hebrew, and those no longer used.
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Aug 6, 2014 ... Before the alphabet was invented, early writing systems had been ... this consonantal alphabet—also known as an abjad—consisted of 22 ...
When sounding consonants, air flow is interrupted or limited by the position of the tongue, teeth or lips. The majority of letters in the alphabet are consonant ...
Some scholars consider consonantal writing to be also alphabetic, since the symbol (grapheme) in consonantal writing generally corresponds to one speech ...