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- n. The 26-letter alphabet consisting of the following letters (presented in majuscule and minuscule pairs):
- n. Any relatively minor variation of the 26-letter Latin alphabet.
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- n. the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
Three years ago the simple Latin alphabet was thrown out of the Austrian schools and a brand new system adopted, swarming with accents, with several fancy letters, and with innumerable mute "ee's" printed upside down – a startling effect, as of pages of uncorrected proofs!
Ten years ago some patriotic Albanians, headed by the Abbot of the Mirdites, decided that the simple Latin alphabet was far more practical.
"What we know of the final years of the Maya comes mainly from the Books of Chilam Balam, the Jaguar Prophet, mostly written down by local scribes in the Latin alphabet after the Spanish conquest.