The characters are formed with lines and curves in a fairly simple style. They represent sounds. Quite a few of the characters are very close to a recent conqueror's culture's writing system.
|bowl||e (as in me)|
|(camp)fire||eu (as in euphoria)|
|eye||e (as in eh)|
|house/hut||au (as in auto)|
|vine||y (as in sky)|
|harvested plant||y (consonant)|