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Re: Hmong and semi-syllabic writing

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, October 14, 1999, 0:51
Barry Garcia wrote:
> I created a script once where you had characters for syllables, and also > single characters for representing vowels, consonants, and diphthongs so > that if you had a word like: 'naktaandai', you could write it out like: > 'na-k-ta-a-n-d-ai'.
Well, Arabic has a diacritic for "no vowel", you could try that, so that "naktaandai" might be something like (with diacritics in parentheses): na-ka(NoVowel)-ta(Long)-na(NoVowel)-da-i Or something similar. -- "Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia." -- Joseph Wood Krutch ICQ #: 18656696 AIM screen-name: NikTailor