12 writing systems (why does the coming together of two women in china result in a quarrel)
Lecturer: Mr. Hong Kiseng
1. Mr. Leang Channy
2. Miss Seng Saksreyney
3. Mr. Pha Rakim
4. Miss Phien Davy
1. Communication across Time and Space?
2. Morphemic and Phonetic Script
3. Chinese Script – A Morphemic System
4. Roman Script – An Alphabetic System
Do you know any country has no writing
Can you develop one nation without written
How can you study a history of one country?
Some societies have no writing system and
no society has developed a written language
and only subsequently decided to transmit
the utterances orally.
Writing has played an important part in the
development of society.
Our society requires communication to be
made across space and time.
Writing is allowing you to study the subject
of language without having to travel to a
particular place at a particular time.
Rival means of communication or bridging
space and time (TV, Phone, Tape recorder,
or Video…), but writing still develops.
The written representation of an object, of a
concept, of an action, and so on may be a
direct representation of the object itself or a
representation of the word that represents
Morphemic are the characters or graphs <1>
and <5> represent a concept directly.
Phonetic are the written words <one> and
<five> or symbols of symbols represent the
sounds that represent the concept.
<Seven> is generally called Phonetic systems
but <Seven> /sevәn/ is called an Alphabetic
Alphabetic are character for each sound
segment or symbols represent individual
Syllabic refer to symbols represent syllables.
(Mostly, in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean
好 吃 好吃
Hǎo Chī Hǎo chī
Good Eat Delicious
好 看 好看
Hǎo Kàn Hǎo kàn
Good Look Attractive
Allograph is a member of grapheme or the
variant forms of a written character (grapheme
is a fundamental unit in a written language: alphabet,
punctuation, number, signature, and any other individual
symbol in a writing system).
A and a are Allographs of the grapheme A in
that replacing them does not alter the
meaning of the word, as calm, CALM and
cAlm, except oddness.
a mark (?) used as a diacritic over a vowel, as ?,
?, ?, to indicate a vowel sound different from that
of the letter without the diacritic.
a word made by putting together parts of
other words; motel, brunch, guesstimate.
conforming to the rules of a language.