From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 08 2003 - 10:20:30 CST
On 08/10/2003 07:41, Christopher John Fynn wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Peter Kirk" <email@example.com>
>To: "Marco Cimarosti" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 11:54 AM
>Subject: Re: Bangla: [ZWJ], [VIRAMA] and CV sequences
>Simplistically put, every Indic consonant usually has an inherent vowel
>"A". When this vowel is not wanted the consonant is usually written as a
>ligature joined (often in half form) with the following consonant. Another
>way of removing the inherent vowel is to write a virama (halant) under it.
>(Both forms are readable but the first is usually the preferable & expected
Thank you, also to John and Marco. I understand the basic issue now.
-- Peter Kirk email@example.com (personal) firstname.lastname@example.org (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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