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Subject: Re: Alexandra
Author: Anneza   (guest, 163.200.81.4)
Date: October 15, 2003 at 12:01:15 AM
Reply to: Alexandra by Alexandra
Yes, but don't forget that Linear B was written in a syllabic script. That means that instead of having symbols for letters, they had symbols for syllables - the fact that it ends in RA probably just indicates that they would have ended it in R if they'd had a loose R available; as it was, the A at the end was neither pronounced nor intended to indicate a feminine form of Alexander.

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