Re: U+0185 in Zhuang and Azeri (was Re: unicode Digest V4 #3)

Date: Mon Jan 05 2004 - 21:15:09 EST

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    Kenneth Whistler wrote,

    > Note that there are more modern representations of Zhuang that
    > dispense with the special tone letters altogether and
    > substitute out ordinary Latin letters, in a Pinyin-like
    > simplification. See:
    > with a sign showing the substitution of Latin J, H, Z, X, W(?)
    > for the 5 Zhuang tone letters.

    The chart on this Japanese page about the modern Latin based
    Zhuang writing systems appears to confirm that ASCII letters are
    now used for tone marking, but uses the "q" in place of your
    questioned "W".

    Best regards,

    James Kass

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