From: Simon Montagu (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 20 2005 - 14:39:26 CST
Dean Snyder wrote:
> Simon Montagu wrote at 6:45 AM on Sunday, February 20, 2005:
>>Since this is a commercial logo, I would say it is out of scope for Unicode.
> Amazing to see this - a Latin/Hebrew ketiv/qere! What is the "purpose" of
> the vowels under the Latin letters? They would seem to be redundant to
> me; or are they meant to insure correct pronunciation as an acronym,
> something like "ah"+ "eh" + "gay", instead of as a word, something like
> "a'eg"? Obviously this cannot be viewed as a parallel spelling
> (transliteration) because there is no gimel in the Hebrew.
I assume it's to ensure pronounciation as German(?)-style "ah eh gay"
rather than English-style "eh ee gee".
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