Ar 16:06 -0800 1998-03-23, scríobh John Clews:
>"Eyebrow Repha" (Marathi and other languages)
>I think that there is a case for "eyebrow repha" (a RA-variant in
>Marathi etc, often to the left of letter YA, and looking like an
>inverted breve) to be added to UCS (ISO/IEC 10646 and Unicode).
The usual curly repha isn't separately coded from RA for Devanagari.
>Do any implementors of UCS implement this "eyebrow repha" in some
>other way? It is not coded in the UCS standard as such.
I took a cursory look at Apple's Devanagari MT font, but didn't find it.
But there are a lot of glyphs there.
>I ask this because in ISCII (Indian Standard IS 13194:1991), a
>combination of the normal RA-WITH-NUKTA (U+0931) plus HALANT (or
>VIRAMA - U+094D) is used to achieve this characters (see
>Indian Standard IS 13194:1991 page 12, and codes D0 and E8).
If I remember correctly (and I don't have a copy in front of me) the
Unicode Standard 2.0 uses RA and its forms as an example of joining
behaviour. Your answer might be there.
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