Peter T. Daniels scripsit:

> "- the writing system of the Latin language, and
> "- a set of 26 letters serving the writing systems of a great number of
> languages.

I do not understand the significance of 26 here, other than that it is the
number of letters in the English alphabet. Some Latin-script languages
use more letters in their alphabets, some fewer.

> [I would deny that Cherokee has letters of the roman alphabet in it.]

I agree. Cherokee and Latin scripts share at the glyph level, not at
the letter level.

John Cowan jcowan@...
Is it not written, "That which is written, is written"?