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Unformatted text preview: find the consonants based on process of elimination. Once all of the consonants were matched up with a number symbol, the same process was performed to find the suffixes. Since the same final syllable corresponded with the same suffix, the first vowel of the suffix was found using the crib. Eventually, the vowels for each number symbol were found by using the process of elimination again, and the rest of the script was filled in with the key. This whole process was possible because of the concept of bridging syllables. In Linear Q, the third syllable of each word was the bridging syllable. The consonant of this syllable was part of the stem, and the vowel of this syllable was part of the suffix. This served as a connection between the stems and suffixes, making the language decipherable. C 1 :B C 2 : D C 3 : G V 1 : A 01 03 04 V 2 : E 09 07 08 V 3 : O 02 05 06...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course LCH 106 taught by Professor Dr.davidbasilico during the Fall '10 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
- Fall '10