Writing questions This is a list of recently added questions about writing. What letter is in German alphabet?ß . Letter ß is in German alphabet. Letter β is in Greek alphabet, Ъ is in mostly alphabets based on cyrillic, ჩ is in Georgian alphabet. Created by: lukasz Polandhard 54% ß ß 245ββ170ЪЪ26ჩჩ11letters riddles » What is the most ancient written language?Sumerian was spoken in southern Mesopotamia from at least the 4th millennium BC, and was gradually replaced by Akkadian as a spoken language around 2000 BC, though it continued to be used as a ceremonial, literary and scientific language until the 1st century AD. Even though it was forgotten later, it is today well understood thanks to the large amount of written sources left. Scientists know its grammar, vocabulary, and even its dialects and pronunciation.Created by: Song Sung-minaverage 61% ChineseChinese411SumerianSumerian6589HebrewHebrew1649SanskritSanskrit2069ancient history riddles » In which family of languages word roots are not themselves syllables or words, but instead are isolated sets of consonants?Semitic. In Arabic, the root meaning "write" has the form k-t-b. From this root, words are formed by filling in the vowels, e.g. kitāb "book", kutub "books", kātib "writer", yaktubu "he writes" etc. Most scripts used to write Semitic omit some or all of the vowels, because the consonants are the primary carriers of meaning. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 40% Balto-SlavicBalto-Slavic682SemiticSemitic1825TurkicTurkic1194DravidianDravidian854languages riddles » What was graphite believed to be a form of?Lead. When large deposit of graphite was found in the 16th century in England, it was thought to be a form of lead. In many languages, the word for pencil literally means lead pen. (German Bleistift, Polish ołówek, Arabic قلم رصاص) Created by: Kasiaaverage 64% leadlead16326mercurymercury1896ironiron2843chalkchalk4364elements riddles » Which punctuation marks are particularly variable across European languages?Quotation marks. English ‘cat’ or “cat” is translated to French « chat » and German „katze“. Other countries typically use one of these styles. In many countries, English quotation marks are getting more and more popular due to widespread of English keyboards.Created by: Kasiahard 45% question marksquestion marks2846quotation marksquotation marks4945semicolonsemicolon1281exclamation marksexclamation marks1791alphabets riddles » Play languages quiz and see all the questions.