Nna + Aa in contemporary Tamil can be represented as individual glyphs: Nna
Aa. If the font contains the traditional form -- which is a ligature, it can
be displayed using the Glyph Substitution (GSUB) layout table of OpenType.
More on OpenType at: http://www.microsoft.com/typography/tt/tt.htm
More on the design of OpenType Indic fonts at:
From: Erik Lindberg [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2000 1:33 PM
To: Unicode List
Subject: Tamil glyphs
How can I compose the Tamil character n.aa?
Unicode seems to suggest using the combination: 0BA3+0BBE (NNA+AA). However
the resulting representation of the digraph is not the one found in
litterature. There are other characters too in the Tamil alphabet that
cannot be represented.
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