Rafe (was RE: Yiddish spelling)
|Date:||Tuesday, January 25, 2000, 22:56|
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> From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU]On
> Behalf Of BP Jonsson
> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2000 2:51 PM
> To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU
> Subject: Re: Yiddish spelling
> In my book on transliteration, whose author obviously is of Azkenasic
> origin and could be expected to know, rafe is used, except in the case of
> Tov/Sov, where dagesh is used. I assumed this has to do with relative
> frequency in the language.
Ok, I've held my tongue long enough. What's rafe?