Illa Femina (dewdropsonrosa) wrote in linguaphiles,
Illa Femina
dewdropsonrosa
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Orthographic directionality for users of opposing styles.

I'm a native English speaker acquiring the Hebrew alphabet for further study. English is written L→R, and Hebrew is R→L.

In my note-taking, the general form is L→R. I am doing Hebrew R→L, but within a space that I'm allotting by L→R measurements.


If you use two or more writing systems with different directionalities, how do you accommodate that? Do you use the conventions of your 'native' directionality system first? Does it depend on which language is dominant in your text?
Tags: hebrew, writing systems
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