From: Andy White (Andy__White@btinternet.com)
Date: Fri Jan 10 2003 - 16:45:36 EST
Michael Everson wrote:
> Draft text for Unicode 4.0 describes "zophola" which is a
> presentation form of YA used between a consonant and the -aa matra.
Zophola is the secondary form of Bengali and Oriya letter Ya
It occurs when Ya is the last component of a consonant conjunct.
(It is not dependant on there being an "-aa matra")
>I am supposed to provide glyphs for this and so am trying to find them.
> Page 40 of the tdil-huly-2002.pdf document sent out by Manoj Jain
> shows something like this but names it YA-PHALAA. Is this the same
> thing? If so, what is the best name for it?
This glyph is commonly called by varying shades of the name 'jaw-phola'
Its correct Sanskritised name would be Ya-phalaa. This is the name that
the Unicode Standard should use.
For more info, please see the first half of the document
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