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The Khom script of the Kommodam Rebellion

Sidwell, Paul

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This article describes a previously undescribed script from Laos. The script was used by a political leader as part of his resistance effort against the colonial French, used to symbolize his power more than to communicate factual content. The script is unique in the way it has separate symbols for syllable onsets and codas.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/27952
Source: International Journal of the sociology of language
DOI: 10.1515/IJSL.2008.032

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