RE: conjuncts beginning with independent vowel?

From: Christopher John Fynn (
Date: Sun Jan 21 2001 - 00:27:20 EST

> From: wrote:
> Well, if a script had such behaviour, one possibility could be to propose a
> combining CONSONANT SIGN L for what we would be choosing to think of as a
> dependent form of the consonant. I.e. it may not be in an existing model,
> but for a new script one could create a new model. I hear you saying,
> though, that you think it would be preferable to fit this into the existing
> model that uses a virama.

Combining ("subjoined") consonants are already found in the model adopted for encoding the Tibetan script.

- Chris

DDC Dzongkha Computing Project
Thimphu, Bhutan

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