ARAMAIC The Aramaic language was the international trade language of the ancient Middle East between 1000 and 600 BCE, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the 9th century BCE, also became extremely popular and was adopted by many people with or without any previous writing system
As with each of our other studies, we'll now substitute the ancient Hebrew pictographic letters for the modern Aramaic Square Script letters, and see what kind of mnemonic meanings emerge. Description from graceloveobey.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
This medieval text from Central Asia, commonly known as “the Manichaean Chinese Hymnscroll”, is a truly remarkable document, being written in the Aramaic language - but using the Chinese writing system. Its grammatically curious Chinese-language title, 摩尼教文獻, has been variously translated as The Lower Section of the Manichaean Hymns, The Second Section of the Manichaean Hymns, and Hymns for the Lower Section of the Manichaean Religion.
The Syriac alphabet developed from the Aramaic alphabet and was used mainly to write the Syriac language from about the 2nd century BC. There are a number of different forms of the Syriac alphabet: Esṭrangelā (ܐܣܛܪܢܓܠܐ), Serṭā (ܣܪܛܐ) and Madnḥāyā (ܡܕܢܚܝܐ). (...)
Syriac is a dialect of Middle Aramaic that was once spoken across much of the Fertile Crescent. Having first appeared as a script in the 1st century AD after being spoken as an unwritten language for five centuries, Classical Syriac became a major literary language throughout the Middle East from the 4th to the 8th centuries, the classical language of Edessa, preserved in a large body of Syriac literature. Syriac is a Middle Aramaic language.
The Burmese script is an abugida in the Brahmic family used for writing Burmese. It is also used as a script for the liturgical languages of Pali and Sanskrit. The Burmese script was adapted from the Old Mon or from the Pyu script. The earliest evidence of Burmese script is dated to 1035, while an 18th century recast stone inscription points to 984. Direction: Left-to-right. Time period: c. 984 or 1035–present. Parent systems: Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician, Aramaic, Brāhmī, Pallavi, Mon.