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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Speaking of the devil

Yet another devilish script, this time from the steppes. Olivér Kápolnás saw this in a museum in Inner Mongolia and was kind enough to send it to me and ask for my interpretation. This for the time being amounts to one sentence: no idea, but I will call it srin po'i yi ge until further notice.

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6 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have zero clue, but it looks similar enough to Lanna or Tai Lue.

2:55 pm  
Blogger PDSz said...

Thanks anonymous! that just might put things in perspective. whatever is this doing in Central Asia I wonder...

5:50 pm  
Anonymous Arasel said...

The first question who passed through my mind was "Maybe is an uighur script?", then zooming I realise it isn't that kind. But it seems written and rounded by some of an uighur hand :)

10:53 am  
Blogger Dan said...

Not Burmese?

3:52 pm  
Blogger PDSz said...

Dunno, is it?

6:42 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Srin po'i yi ge? A typical orientalist inerpretation:)

4:44 am  

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