Just say what you mean to say,
If you've been fired, say you been fired, not "let go".
If someone died, say they died, not "passed away".
Creator of Basic English.
1925 by Charles Kay Ogden.
1959 by Voice of America.
Ciro Santilli had to see this in a few separate places, until he underestood: that little pictur emust be a thing! Examples:
- mojim watermarks: https://mojim.com/twy105509x7x2.htm
- some Japanese website: https://kotobank.jp/word/%E5%A4%A7%E7%96%91-556655
It is also very beautiful it must be said.
Unlike abugida, these actually make you guess vowels, which are mostly or all not written down in any way. Terrible.
E.g.: the main Arabic script.
A helpful way to remember is to learn a bit of their history/pronunciation: Section "Historical correspondence between Latin and Greek".
To learn the greek letters if you have a base latin alphabet, you must learn the sound of each letter, and which Latin letters they correspond to.
Symbols that look like Greek letters but are not Greek letters:
Confusingly, in LaTeX:
\varepsilonrendered , is the default modern Greek glyph
\epsilonrendered is the lunate variant
Lower case looks like the mouth shape when you say Z, with mouth open, and you can even see the little tongue going down. Beauty.
Lowercase looks like a lowercase letter N for some reason.
As if it weren't enough, there's also a Cyrillic script psi that is slightly different. Life's great.
Derivation from older alphabets: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=History_of_the_Latin_script&oldid=1042752124#Derivation_from_Egyptian_hieroglyphs
One, single. Actual word: μόνος.
Some remarks on the language at: https://cirosantilli.com/china-dictatorship/does-ciro-santilli-speak-chinese