Re: Devanagari handwriting?
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 12, 2004, 10:08|
Quoting Shanth <shanth@...>:
> I didn't check the list for quite some time so I kinda missed the entire
> discussion, but anyway I'll chip in FWIW.
> Being a native speaker I learnt the Devanagari script in kindergarten, and
> hence find it no more cumbersome than the Roman script. The overbar as
> someone pointed out correctly is drawn over one word at a time and is
> probably as cumbersome as connecting all the letters in cursive English,
> where you have to worry about connecting to o's from above and a' from
Really? I, for one, write connected cursive faster than the same words with
separate letters - it seems hard to imagine that the Devanagari overbar speeds
up anything. Does it?