University of Pittsburgh

Dalgarno, George

British writer, c. 1626-1687, author of Didascalocophus, or the Deaf and Dumb Man's Tutor, 1680, and Ars Signorum, 1661

Fishburn and Hughes: "A Scottish philologist who devoted himself to the creation of a universal language and worked on perfecting a 'dactylogy', or language for the deaf and dumb, based on a universally acceptable ideographic system which seeks to express ideas through signs." (56)

Borges Index: 
Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius, Ficciones, OC, 440.