Re: Transliterator

From: James Kass (
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 00:08:17 CST

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    John Wiedenhoeft wrote,

    > > aĩ -
    > >
    > That's not what I mean. I mean a Tilde over the whole digraph (please
    > refer to the attached file). Writing aĩ instead is common, because it IS
    > so hard to encode it correctly. Since ai and au are no distinct vowels
    > and the whole diphthong is nasalized, writing the tilde only above the i
    > or u is inaccurate.

    Use U+0360 between the vowels of the dipthong:

    ऐंठ - a͠iṭh
    औंठ - a͠uṭh

    It's actually easy enough to encode it correctly. Displaying it well
    might be a problem, but I can get a reasonable display with various
    fonts here.

    Best regards,

    James Kass

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