Saturday, January 08, 2011

The Origins of Writing, the Alphabet and the Syllable PI - LEXILINE JOURNAL 565

[In amended form later published as a book under the title Ancient Signs]

This is the 13th posting in this series (later updated for Luvian), and presents the Syllable PI in the Syllabic Grid. Each syllable is presented in its own posting.

There is first a scan of a "syllabic" table excerpt from the original Microsoft Word manuscript -- the links there are not clickable because it is one image.

That image is followed by the original text -- the links there are clickable -- but you can not see the Aegean Fonts or images embedded in Microsoft Word, as these do not resolve in Blogger, so you will see "a ? ? filler".


The Syllable PI in the Minoan Aegean Sign Concordance (by Andis Kaulins)

PI (pé)
Classical Greek
πέλεκυς “pelekus”, a
"double-sided" axe,
also single/sided ones
Some... late neolithic,
been suggested, e.g.
Sumerian balag,
Akkadian pilakku-
(spindle whorl), or PIE
pelek'u- 'axe'. Sumerian
balag means hour-glass
shaped drum. The shape
is the word root. (cont.)
Cypriot syllabary
(reshuffle PE, PI, PO labels ?)
𐠡
PO
(cont.)
Pelekus will
have the same
root as pierogi
(Latvian pīrags,
“*bi-horned,
*two horned”).
Linear B
𐀡(11)
PI
an axe

See the
perplexed
on pelekus.
Phaistos Disk
𐇞
PI
an axe

later as the
symbol
PHI
Axe of Arkalochori

PELEKUS is the bottom
word on the axe middle
column.
Found at icobase.com a
Sumerian balag (hour-
glass drum) right bottom
Elamite
PI
jar, cask

Sumerian
balag
"drum"
Sumerian

PO

Thumb of
hour-glass
pithos image

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