Phoenician is a direct descendent of the Proto-Sinaitic script. Like Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician is a “consonantal alphabet”, also known as “abjad”, and only contains letters representing consonants. Vowels are generally omitted in this phase of the writing system.
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