Re: Transliterator

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 22:30:09 CST

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    Chetan Pandey wrote:

    > I am trying to build a Java program that will convert Devanagari Input
    > into the English Transliteration System( dont even know its name)
    > which has bars over long(dirgha) vowels such as
    > [a + BAR ABOVE] for "aa" as in balm,

    U+0101 (ā), or U+0061 plus U+0304 (ā).

    > [i + BAR ABOVE] for "ii" as in meat,

    U+012B (ī), or U+0069 plus U+0304 (ī).

    > [u + BAR ABOVE] for "uu" as in boot,

    U+016B (ū), or U+0075 plus U+0304 (ū).

    > [m + DOT ABOVE } for M as in saMgiita

    U+006D plus U+0304 (m̄). There is no precomposed version of this.

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California

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