Re: orthographies

From: Simon Montagu (
Date: Sun Feb 20 2005 - 14:39:26 CST

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    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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