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
>> 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;
> needed for some Canadian languages. However, it's still uncertain
> the current glottal stop character, which looks capital but is
> 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 email@example.com www.reutershealth.com
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
"word-making is world-making."
~ avivah gottlieb zornberg