The Language and Writing System of MS408 (Voynich) Explained

  title={The Language and Writing System of MS408 (Voynich) Explained},
  author={Gerard Cheshire},
  journal={Romance Studies},
  pages={30 - 67}
ABSTRACT Manuscript MS408 (Voynich) is unusual in a number of respects: 1. It uses an extinct language. 2. Its alphabet uses a number of unfamiliar symbols alongside more familiar symbols. 3. It includes no dedicated punctuation marks. 4. Some of the letters have symbol variants to indicate punctuation. 5. Some of the symbol variants indicate phonetic accents. 6. All of the letters are in lower case. 7. There are no double consonants. 8. It includes diphthong, triphthongs, quadriphthongs and… 
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