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Re: Revised Zharranh page

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 10, 2004, 20:00
On Sunday, February 8, 2004, at 09:54  PM, John Cowan wrote:
> Herman Miller scripsit: >> As far as the actual yogh character, I'm tentatively thinking of using >> it for glottal stops, mainly because reversed yogh is the obvious >> choice >> for /?\/, and /?/ looks like the reverse of /?\/. Plus, it's the only >> thing that has both a capital and lower case form that looks much >> like a glottal stop symbol. > > True capital and lowercase glottal stop are coming in Unicode 4.1; > they're > needed for some Canadian languages. However, it's still uncertain > whether > the current glottal stop character, which looks capital but is > currently > called lower case, will be identified with either or both of these. > So we may add just one character or a new casing pair. > -- > John Cowan >
For one of my Hebrew transliterations schemes, (even though Hebrew has no upper/lower case distinctions) I use the IPA /O/ as the lower case glottal stop, and the regular |?|-looking glottal stop symbol as the capital form. -Stephen (Steg) "word-making is world-making." ~ avivah gottlieb zornberg