RE: New document N2581

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Wed Apr 23 2003 - 01:04:09 EDT

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    On Mon, 21 Apr 2003, Paul Nelson (TYPOGRAPHY) wrote:

    > Can you please help me understand the difference between the ARABIC
    > MADDAH ABOVE (U+0653) and the proposed ZWARAKAY? It seems that they have
    > the same functionality. The glyph shape is also very similar.

    Sorry Paul, but you're having no clue. I can't think of any similiarity
    between Madda and Zwarakay.

    Zwarakay is for marking a "schwa" sound, while Madda is for specifying a
    vowel is long.


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