From: Ted Hopp (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jul 31 2003 - 16:22:45 EDT
On Thursday, July 31, 2003 2:17 PM, Peter Kirk wrote:
> >I'm wondering: are there examples of individual texts where metegs on
> >vowels vary in position? For instance, in BHS, which clearly uses a
> >meteg, does the meteg also appear at times on the right or the left of a
> >hataf vowel? I'm wondering if this isn't just a style issue that need not
> >handled by Unicode at all.
> Yes, there are variations in BHS from place to place here. ...
> ...Here are
> some statistics for the WTS BHS text which I got from Joan Wardell last
> year: /meteg/ occurs 78 times centred in a /hataf vowel/ (but never
> centred in /hataf patah/), six times to the left and twice to the right.
But the example you posted earlier from BHS showed the meteg centered in a
Ted Hopp, Ph.D.
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