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Re: Tibetan orthography (was: Why my conlangs SUCK!!!)

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Sunday, January 25, 2004, 17:50
Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>:

> >How so mutilated? Adapted to Tibetan? > > Yep, especially _ui oi_ for /y 2/.
My first reaction was "that's evil!", but on second thoughts, it act'ly makes tolerable sense - the 'i' as a frontness marker. Still, given the usual pinyin value of 'ui', I'm sure there's room for amusingly wrong readings. Andreas