Re: Yerushala(y)im - or Biblical Hebrew

Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 15:24:00 EDT

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    Ted Hopp wrote on 07/08/2003 11:26:14 AM:

    > Also, there are missing letters and there are missing letters. There are
    > cases of a single text (e.g., Holzhausen Bible of 1889, Lowe and Brydone
    > Bible of 1948, as documented by Yannis Haralambous) where the "missing
    > letters" in some words are simply not present in the representation and
    > vowels are placed on the consonants that do appear...

    I have intended for a while to propose a character ELLIPTIC LETTER for
    such situations, which occur for Hebrew but may also occur in other
    paleographic studies. I think this is the best approach to that, but just
    haven't had a chance yet to write the proposal.

    - Peter

    Peter Constable

    Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
    7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
    Tel: +1 972 708 7485

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