RE: Bantu click letters

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Thu Jun 10 2004 - 13:32:50 CDT

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    > From: []
    On Behalf
    > Of Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin

    > Something else: What is the usual spelling for these phonemes in
    > today's orthography? Clicks in Xhosa and Zulu are spelt nowadays with
    > usual Latin letters (c, q, x etc.).

    We're talking about the same group of languages. I believe they use
    similar orthographies.

    > Also: What about upper case forms?

    The uppercase of !xhosa is !Xhosa. Uppercase versions of phonetic
    symbols are a concern only if the phonetic symbols gain currency, which
    is not the case here.

    Peter Constable
    Globalization Infrastructure and Font Technologies
    Microsoft Windows Division

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