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Re: script faq suggestions

From: François Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 12:06:21 -0500
To: "\"Deirdre Grant\" (by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>)" <deirdre.grant@wbtsystems.com>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-id: <40081A0D.6050007@yergeau.com>

Deirdre Grant (by way of Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>) a écrit :
> I was wondering what direction the script for the language 'Malay' is
> written in? I'm not sure where else in the world it is spoken but it is the
> official language of Brunei.

Malay is also spoken in Malaysia, in Indenosia and a bit elsewhere (cf. 
http://www.ethnologue.org/show_language.asp?code=MLI).  It is written in 
the Latin script, left-to-right, and in Jawi, which is basically the 
Arabic script plus a few Jawi-specific letters, and therefore right-to-left.

-- 
François
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