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Questions on historical use of languages and their development.

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Linear A is not deciphered while Linear B is. If Linear A is pronounced similarly as Linear B, then it is unlikely to be Greek and could in fact be a language with different origins (possibly semitic). I … mean to say that you might have bigger chances deciphering a mysterious script language by actually looking for more inscriptions of it, than you would have by studying the script that has the biggest corpus of text. …
answered Apr 17 '14 by Pierre Arlaud