How can four simple characters represent an entire nine sentences? Here’s how.
If you follow the above link you will see that I have made some long overdue updates to the ‘Reading the Script’ page, featuring an extract from a Dongba scripture, together with original script, IPA, word-for-word and fluent translations.
Here’s a colour plate from 查热丽恩: 纳西族叙事诗 Chare Li’en: A narrative poem of the Naxi, as included on the page itself.
I will update the page with examples from other kinds of text (i.e. non-mnemonic, word-for-word texts) in due course.