Malesung Alphabet

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Malesung is the traditional characters of Ancient Minahasa community that no one uses anymore. According to Paul Lumoindong, Malesung alphabet cognate with the alphabet from Philippine. Malesung alphabet was only used to write important decisions in the government, religion and social. The manuscript is written inWatu inscription stone using an iron or stone chisel. Nowadays only a few inscriptions of wood and stone remains. They are Watu Pinawetengan, Watu Rerumeran, and Watu Tiwa.

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