Kanji: 葉. Radical: 艸. Number of strokes: 12. Meaning: “ leaf”. Pronunciation: ヨウ、はyō, ha.

Tamil wr

Tamil wr

Name: தமிழ் அரிச்சுவடி, Tamiḻ ariccuvaṭi

Systeme: alphasyllabary

Code: Tami

Direction: left to right

Creation: An ascetic from the north, Agastya... / Deed of Gift made by a King of Pallava, Nandivarmà

Complements: This complex script was originally written on coconut or palm leaves, the characters being engraved with earthen styles. Unlike the scripts in the north of the country, those in the south were generally much rounder in shape, as the straight horizontal lines might cut the fibre of the palm leaf. / There are three Tamil scripts: the natural or ordinary, the poetry and the theatre scripts.



Cassava leaves are an important cooking ingredient in Sierra Leone and considered the primary staple food. (Taino lg, English lg)

Les feuilles de manioc sont un ingrédient de cuisine important en Sierra Leone et considéré comme l'aliment de base principal.

Algae, ferns, mosses, what is a plant? How to define it? What place do plants occupy in our environment and in our idea of the world? How have plants been considered in their diversity - their properties - their meanings? How have they been classified? What is the place of plants in the balance of the world? How does the human species view plants today? How will the relationship to plants continue to evolve with the digital age?... (to be completed)

Algues, fougères, mousses, qu’est-ce qu’une plante ? Comment la définir ? Quelle place les plantes occupent–elles dans notre environnement et dans notre idée du monde ? Comment a–t–on considéré les plantes en leur diversité – leurs propriétés – leurs significations ? Comment les a-t-on classifiées ? Quelle est la place des végétaux dans l’équilibre du monde ? Comment l’espèce humaine appréhende aujourd’hui les plantes ? Comment le rapport aux végétaux va–t–il continuer d’évoluer avec l’ère numérique ?... (à compléter)

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