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Rafe (was RE: Yiddish spelling)

Date:Tuesday, January 25, 2000, 22:56
> -----Original Message----- > 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? Eric Christopherson