Re: teh marbuta

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Wed Mar 02 2005 - 13:56:18 CST

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    Gregg Reynolds asked:

    > I see in the new version that teh marbuta (0629) is still listed as
    > right-joining. This is arguably incorrect with respect to written
    > Arabic (or at least not such good design); it would be more usefully
    > construed as a dual joiner. I don't know how it plays in other
    > languages that use the Arabic script.
    > Has this been addressed before? I took a quick look around the website
    > and didn't find anything. Well, ok, a very quick look. Sorry if I
    > missed it.

    Yes. See 101-C30 and 101-A106 in:

    The final resolution of this is still pending for the 4.1.0
    data files, but the issue is being tracked.


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