Patrick Andries wrote:
> > - W and Y with typical vowel diacritics are almost certainly vowels.
> I insist on the w^ in Chichewa which is, I believe, a consonant : a
> bilabial fricative.
That's why I put it in my group 4: "ambiguous [...] probably vowels". But I
guess that Chichewas could see a filo-Welsh bias in that "probably".
> > 4. List "Nonvowels" - ambiguous letters that are probably vowels:
> > U+1E36 # (Ḷ) LATIN CAPITAL LETTER L WITH DOT BELOW
> This is used (only ?) to transcribe a retroflex lateral approximant
> ("semi-vowel/semi-consonant") as in U+0933 lla (ळ).
The dot below is often used to indicate "sonants", in alternative to a
E.g., in Sanskrit transliterations, "Ḷ" (U+1E36) and "Ḹ" (U+1E38) often
represent "ऌ" (U+090C) and "ॡ" (U+0961), respectively.
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