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Re: Tirehlat romanization

From:Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>
Date:Friday, September 28, 2001, 20:28
Quoting Herman Miller <hmiller@...>:

> I currently have /ts/ mapped to {C} and /tS/ to {c}, /dz/ = {J}, /dZ/ > = {j}, but it could just as easily go the other way. It makes sense to > have all the post-alveolars mapped to capital letters. The only thing > that really bugs me about this romanization is {j} for /dz/. The /dz/ _j_ > > mapping was inspired by the philological Romanization of Armenian.
Is that perhaps an "areal feature" of Caucasus Romanizations? Georgian does that too with <j>. ============================== Thomas Wier <trwier@...> "If a man demands justice, not merely as an abstract concept, but in setting up the life of a society, and if he holds, further, that within that society (however defined) all men have equal rights, then the odds are that his views, sooner rather than later, are going to set something or someone on fire." Peter Green, in _From Alexander to Actium_, on Spartan king Cleomenes III