Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Dec 2009 23:17 UTC
Features, Office A few weeks ago, we talked about how the rise of computing, a field wherein English is the primary language, is affecting smaller languages, and more specifically, the Dutch language (because that's my native tongue). Of course, it's not just the smaller languages that are affected - English, too, experiences the pressure.
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RE: Final forms
by h3rman on Sat 5th Dec 2009 20:00 UTC in reply to "Final forms"
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Hebrew has final forms for k/ch, ts, m, n, p/f. That's about a quarter of its alphabet.
I don't see the morphological interaction there, perhaps others do. Both -im and -in are plural endings, so that is convenient.
There are still hieroglyphs visible in our own Latin alphabet, by the way. ;)

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