Saturday, February 19, 2011

61 - The Syllable GU : Origins of Writing in Western Civilization and the Kaulins Minoan Aegean Sign Concordance (MinAegCon™): A Syllabic Grid of Mycenaean Greek Linear B Script, the Cypriot Syllabary, the Phaistos Disk, two Old Elamite Scripts, the Inscription on the Axe of Arkalochori, and Comparable Signs from Sumerian Pictographs and Egyptian Hieroglyphs

This is the 61st posting in this series (which started here), and presents the Syllable GU in the Syllabic Grid. Each syllable is presented in its own posting.

There is first a scan of a "syllabic" table excerpt from the original Microsoft Word manuscript -- the links there are not clickable because it is one image.

That image is followed by the original text -- the links there are clickable -- but you can not see the Aegean Fonts or images embedded in Microsoft Word, as these do not resolve in Blogger, so you will see some "filler" material. After I get all the syllables online, I will clean up the individual pages by making images of the various signs and uploading them to eliminate the current text resolution deficiencies, but it is a massive amount of tedious extra graphics work, so I am not doing it right now, as it is not essential for online purposes. One can see the full grid for the syllable on the scanned image.



The Syllable GU in the Minoan Aegean Sign Concordance (by Andis Kaulins)

ΓΥ
GU
The concept here is
“joints, bones, bent”.
γύης "the curved piece
of wood in a plough, to
which the share was
fitted, the tree" at the
joint.
γυον “joints”
“thigh bone with meat”
Cypriot
syllabary

no comparable
sign
_________



Indo-European
e.g. Latvian
Latvian kauli
“bones
Linear B
Currently read
as QO

𐀦(32)
GU
curved wood in
plough + share
Phaistos Disk
𐇸
GU
“joints”

Latvian kauli
“bones”
No comparable Axe sign
__________

Egyptian

The Egyptian hieroglyph
to the right is called the
hieroglyph.

It stood for ancestry
and inheritance and was
an important sign

No Elamite
sign yet
_______
Egyptian

Jsw
“leg bone
with meat”
Sumerian
GURUM
GAM
“bent”

Sumerian
tuKUL viz.
“thigh bone”

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