At 11:55 -0600 29/10/01, Peter_Constable@... wrote:

>Hence, my conclusion that if there is anything that would be
>appropriate to call an "alphasyllabary", Hangul is it.

Well, as I've said before, I consider Hangul to be an alphabet. The
fact that the letters are typographically clustered and that the
repertoire of clusters is exhaustive of the possible syllables in the
language doesn't make it a syllabary. The units can all stand alone
and are even input individually. It's an alphabet.
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