Thursday, March 03, 2011

Syllabic Grid of Ancient Scripts: RU Luvian Update to the Minoan Aegean Sign Concordance MinAegCon by Andis Kaulins

Syllabic Grid of Ancient Scripts: RU Luvian Update to the Minoan Aegean Sign Concordance MinAegCon by Andis Kaulins

(continued from RI Luvian Update)

This posting updates the series started here by adding Luvian (also spelled Luwian, formerly Hieroglyphic Hittite) to the syllabic grid for the syllable RU originally published at 20 - The Syllable RU : 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.

If I have found no comparable Luvian syllable in mainstream sources, there is no update posting for that syllable. This applies particularly to syllables with the vowel "O", which predecessor Sumerian did not have (apparently also not in Luvian). Syllables with the vowel "E" are alleged by Luvian scholars not to have been used for Luvian, though I think otherwise. My research indicates that also Luvian had "consonant plus vowel E" (or similar sound) syllables and I include them if I have been able to identify them (provisionally, of course, subject to ultimate confirmation).

Each syllable will be presented in its own posting.

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

The original text follows -- the links there are clickable -- but embedded fonts or images may be missing because Blogger does not pick them all up from Microsoft Word, so use the scanned image for those.



The Syllable RU plus Luvian in the Minoan Aegean Sign Concordance (by Andis Kaulins)

RU

The vertical line in
Linear B is a "holder" for
two arms reaching out.
A sign like this was
easier to draw than the
hand as on the Phaistos
Disk and the Axe
of Arkalochori.

That the
Cypriot syllabary likely
shows two arms is seen
from the Cypriot sign SU
as arm/line (extension).
See Cypriot SU:  

Cypriot syllabary



RU
Linear B



(26)
RU
"(arms)
reach out"

Phaistos Disk


RU
"hand" “fist”

Archaic Indo
European
once had one
word only for
both arm and
hand

e.g.
Latvian roka
The Axe of Arkalochori


RU

The standard sign is
reproduced from an
apparently faulty copy
of the Axe. Redrawn
from an original photo,
it is correctly "hand":
No Elamite
sign yet

Cheryl B. at
hand
drawings

Luwian
RU
6
hand+fingers
Sumerian
RU
give by hand

Egyptian
Hieroglyphs
 
RDJ

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