05-19-2012, 04:31 PM #1
- Join Date
- Apr 2006
- Blog Entries
- 114 Post(s)
- 30 Thread(s)
- Rep Power
Mdw Ntr Alphabet (Organized like Mdw Ntr grammars and dictionaries)
Alphabet characters were the basis for hieroglyphic writings. The basic hieroglyph characters are refered to as the ALPHABET. They 'spell out' names or anything which can't be represented by other characters. The alphabet characters are read as the sound of the object they represented.
The Hieroglyphic Alphabet
In english, words are often abbreviated by leaving out vowels.
mtn = mountain
blvd = boulevard
When these abbreviations are read aloud, they are spoken using vowels.
HIEROGLYPH REPRESENTS PRONOUNCEDHIEROGLYPHREPRESENTSPRONOUNCED vultureah
reedsy (discovery)arm &
(like Scotch 'loch')animal's bellych
(like German 'ich')folded cloths
(show)slope of hillk
(adjust)You may notice that some hieroglyphs are vowel sounds, these are considered weak consonants and are used when a word begins with a vowel or where it might be confusing without them, like in a name."African champions must break the chain that links African ideas to European ones and listen to the voice of the ancestors without European interpreters."
-Jacob Carruthers, "Mdw Ntr"
Ma ku Mbôngi, ka matômbulawanga za ko.
"The community's political institution does not borrow foreign dialects to discuss its' political matters or to educate its' members"
- Kikongo proverb
Ọbádélé Kambon, PhD
Mob: +233 (0)249195150
Tel: +233 (0)240872928
Skype: +1 919 926 7097 obadele.kambon
Abibifahodie Family of Websites:
www.obadelekambon.com | www.abibitumikasa.com | www.abibifahodie.com | www.abibifahodie.org [NEW!!!]
www.sankofajourney.com | www.letsbuyblack.com [NEW!!!] | www.asaseheals.com
www.kamaukambon.org | www.amakambon.com | www.bennucenter.com
www.nubusinesssolutions.com | www.onipa.com | www.lastblackman.com
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By afia khalia in forum MilitaryReplies: 0Last Post: 04-16-2012, 11:15 AM
By afia khalia in forum MilitaryReplies: 11Last Post: 10-28-2011, 01:09 AM
By Obadele Kambon in forum Wolof Language ResourcesReplies: 0Last Post: 09-19-2009, 06:14 PM
By kweku, afro olmec in forum Open ForumReplies: 2Last Post: 01-25-2009, 06:04 PM
By Obadele Kambon in forum Yoruba Language ResourcesReplies: 0Last Post: 07-30-2008, 07:05 PM