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Re: [Q] is a vowel?! (...)

From:H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 24, 2004, 16:14
On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 07:35:54PM +0100, Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:
> At 18:51 23.2.2004, H. S. Teoh wrote: > > >Ebisédian has 9 vowels, which puts it in an even worse strait when it > >comes to Roman transcription schemes. I settled for u,w,y,o,3,i,ø,a,e. > >(The frankly dissatisfyingly ugly _3_ is meant to be a mirror-image e, but > >no such glyph exists in current email charsets. Where ø is not available, > >I have no recourse but to use the even uglier _0_.) The vowel values are > >[u], [8], [y], [o], [@\], [i], [A], [a], [&]. > > Why not use æ for [@\]? It ain't any stranger than ø = [A]!
[snip] If anything, I'd use _æ_ for [&] and _e_ for [@\]. Except that in LaTeX, _e_ is [&], so I'd really confuse myself if I wrote Ebisédian that way.
> "Truth, Sir, is a cow which will give [skeptics] no more milk, > and so they are gone to milk the bull." > -- Sam. Johnson (no rel. ;)
LOL, going to add this to my sig file. :-) T -- Ph.D. = Permanent head Damage


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