UNIVERSAL SYMBOLS

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CONTENTS

Concept and purpose  1

Alphabets and fonts needed  1

The system of symbols  1

Fonts  1

Symbols: kinds, sources, associations  2

Some symbols  2


Concept and purpose

Abbreviation

The basic concepts

Evoke meaning by symbol and association

Alphabets and fonts needed

Latin

Mathematics and logic

Greek

Brahmi, Devnagari, Bengali

Hebrew

The system of symbols

A system of universal meaning and representation including language

My own purposes as they intersect with the universal

Develop the concept and the theory.

Down to ground-body-animal-primal levels

Languages and Language; Hindi, Sanskrit, Bengali…

U-language based on U and local symbols and archetypes

Fonts

Fonts: general, Sanskrit/Devnagari/Nagari, Bengali, Hebrew

Fonts theory – D. E. Knuth, D. Hofstatdter

Symbols: kinds, sources, associations

Universal

Special

Animal

Human

Personal

Dreams

Art

Perception: forms

Conception: play

Icon: psyche and symbols

Alphabets

Words

Language

Logic

Mathematics

Games and reality

Generating a universe from symbols

Some symbols

Latin

Greek

A

Absolute, action, " - all

a A, alpha

Initial, creation

B

Being, becoming

b B, beta

Biology, life

C

 

c C, chi

 

D

Dimensions

d D, delta

Change

E

Evolution, $ - exists, existence

e E, epsilon

 

F

Fundamental

f F, phi

Nothing

G

Group

g G, gamma

Geology, earth

H

History, horizon

h H , eta

 

I

Information

i I , iota

 

J

Journey

 

 

K

Knowledge, knowing

k K , kappa

 

L

Life

l L , lambda

 

M

Meaning

m M , mu

Metaphysics

N

Nature, natural

n N , nu

 

O

Ontology

o O , omicron

 

P

Psyche, process

p P , pi

Physics, physical

Q

Question

 

 

R

Relation

r R , rho

 

S

Society

s S , sigma

 

T

Time

t T , tau

 

U

Universe, universal, unknown, unconscious

u U , upsilon

 

V

Value

v V

 

W

World

w W , omega

 Final, destruction

X

Space, position

x X , xi

 

Y

 

y Y , psi

Psyche, psychology

Z

Zoological

z Z , zeta

 

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