Daneri is using the aleph to write a terrible poem that minutely and pointlessly describes everything on earth.
Hebrew and Phoenician letter, c.1300, from Semitic languages, pausal form of eleph "ox" (the character might have developed from a hieroglyph of an ox's head); also see alphabet.
1. A Language Encouraging Program Hierarchy. 2. A system for formal semantics written by Peter Henderson ca. 1970. [CACM 15(11):967-973 (Nov 1972)]. (1994-12-15)
text, language ["Aleph: A language for typesetting", Luigi Semenzato and Edward Wang firstname.lastname@example.org in Proceedings of Electronic Publishing, 1992 Ed. Vanoirbeek & Coray Cambridge University Press 1992]. (1994-12-15)