Pinyin troubles: (was Re: Further digression)
|From:||Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, January 20, 2007, 17:49|
Steven Williams wrote:
| Personally, I think it makes more sense to write the
| syllables /nü/ and /lü/ as /nuu/ and /luu/,
| respectively. It leads to no major ambiguities in
| writing, even if you ignore spacing entirely, and it's
| the usual work-around used in Chinese word-processors
| (those that use a Pinyin input, anyways).
To speak about word processors, the IME I use, uses _v_ for _ü_, giving _nv_
and _lv_. A bit unusual, but nonambiguous.