Monday, 21 March 2016

The letter “R”

This is how we write it now.

R

But, do you know how it was written even before now?

This is how it was written in Hieroglyph.



It was a picture of a head. The Egyptians called a head "r

This is how it was written in Proto-Sinaitic

This is how it was written in Phoenician.



This is how it was written in Aramaic.



This is how it was written in Greek/Italic

P
After a while, it became like this.
R
After a long, long journey, it became our letter R!
r                                                                                                                                        
We also have a small r now too.

RRRRR

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