The study of writing systems and methods or rules of spelling. Graphemics and Orthography Linguistics Social Sciences Science.
At the beginning of the development of this area of linguistics, Ignace Gelb coined the term grammatology for this discipline; later some scholars suggested calling it graphology to match phonology , but that name is traditionally used for a pseudo-science. (wikipedia)
- Omniglot www
Guide to all major alphabets, Omniglot, syllabaries and other writing systems. Also includes information on languages and links to other online language resources.
- Complete Amanye Tenceli:The Writing Systems of Aman www
Complete descriptions of the Sarati and Tengwar scripts created by J. Tenceli:The Writing Systems of Aman.R.R. Tolkien for his celebrated artificial languages. Also includes fonts and specialized writing programs. Amanye Tenceli:The Writing Systems of Aman.
- A Indian Alphabet Comparison www
A comparison of written Hindi, Alphabet Comparison, Punjabi, Bengali and Gujarati by Eden Golshani. Indian Alphabet Comparison.
- An C. C. Elian www
An alternative writing system exemplified through art works that are visually similar to Asian and Middle Eastern systems, Elian, but based on Western concepts of language as it relates to perception and the implied ability to experience and control reality. C. C. Elian.
- Encyclopedia Symbols www
Encyclopedia of western signs and ideograms. Symbols. More than 2,500 signs, from ideograms to graffiti, arranged into groups according to their graphic characteristics. Their histories, uses, and meanings. Symbols.
- Site Evolution of Alphabets www
Site details the evolution of many of the world's major alphabets. Evolution of Alphabets.
- Describes Eskaya Script www
Describes the Eskaya people of Bohol, Script, and their writing, numerical, and calendar system, as well as links to information about other Philippine scripts. Eskaya Script.
- A Impact of the Dravidian Culture on the Writing Systems in India. www
A paper which examines the development of scripts in India. Impact of the Dravidian Culture on the Writing Systems in India..
- Features World Writing Systems www
Features linguistic basics of writing systems, Writing Systems, attempts of spelling reforms, social and political aspects of many languages' orthographies. World Writing Systems.
- Links Multilingual Computing www
Links to sites of interest in multilingual computing and other closely related areas of scripts and languages as well as a guide for finding language fonts on the Internet. Multilingual Computing.
- Integrated Blissymbolics Resources www
Integrated Pictographic Language System for international communication, Resources, currently used by people with language-related disabilities. Blissymbolics Resources.
- A A Philippine Leaf www
A description of literacy and writing systems in Pre-Hispanic Philippines. A Philippine Leaf.
- Numbers The Numbers in Various Writing Systems www
Numbers 1-10, Numbers in Various Writing Systems, in syllabaries, consonantal scripts, and sign. The Numbers in Various Writing Systems.
- Lawrence Ancient Scripts of the World www
Lawrence Lo describes the origins, Scripts of the World, types and families of writing systems. Sections on phonetics, historical linguistics. Bibliography and links. Ancient Scripts of the World.
- Samples Orthography Examples www
Samples of non-Latin writing systems, Examples, including Cyrillic, Aramaic, a syllabary, and a phonetic system. Orthography Examples.
- The Creative Ideas: Evolutions in the English Lexicon www
The combination of the symbology of the English language with that of mathematics to create new meanings. Creative Ideas: Evolutions in the English Lexicon.
- Downloadable Truetype fonts by Curtis Clark www
Downloadable Truetype fonts of ancient alphabets. Truetype fonts by Curtis Clark.
- Photograph Rosetta Stone www
Photograph and description from the British Museum of the slab found in 1799 in Rosetta, Stone, with a text written in hieroglyphs, Demotic and Greek, enabling the crucial breakthrough in deciphering Egyptian writing. Rosetta Stone.
- Publishes Lingua Aegyptia - Journal of Egyptian Language Studies www
Publishes articles and book reviews on Egyptian and Coptic language and literature: grammar, Aegyptia - Journal of Egyptian Language Studies, language history, comparative linguistics, literature. Lingua Aegyptia - Journal of Egyptian Language Studies.
- A American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy www
A non-profit organization whose purpose is to further research in, Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, and the teaching of, Greek and Latin epigraphy in North America. The Society fosters collaboration in the field and facilitates the exchange of scholarly research and discussion, both in the public forum and in published form. American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy.
- The Earliest Writing Found www
The earliest examples of writing may have been discovered in Pakistan, Writing Found, according to archaeologists working on the Harappa project. BBC News report. Earliest Writing Found.
- Obituary John Chadwick (1920-98) www
Obituary reproduced from The Guardian of the classical scholar who, Chadwick (1920-98), together with Michael Ventris, deciphered Linear B, the writing used by the Mycenaeans. John Chadwick (1920-98).
- Clear AncientScripts - Linear B www
Clear . Linear B.gif images of some basic characters. AncientScripts - Linear B.
- Web The Linguist List www
Web site for the mailing list: professional communication and networking for the world-wide community of linguists. The Linguist List.
- Searchable Lexicon of Linguistics www
Searchable database of linguistic terminology updated with new terms in the areas of Generative Grammar (Minimalism) and Phonetics. Linguistics. Includes bibliography. Lexicon of Linguistics.
- Alexa: Graphemics and Orthography Linguistics
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Graphemics and Orthography Linguistics
- DMOZ: Graphemics and Orthography Linguistics
dmoz.org Directory: Graphemics and Orthography Linguistics