From: Neelesh Bodas (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Aug 23 2005 - 22:07:35 CDT
In marathi, the "R" can be connected to other consonants in
multiple ways. Let me quote some marathi/sanskrit words to make this
1) kArya (Meaning : Work) : In this case, the half 'r' goes as a
"rafaar" on the top of y
2) prANI (Meaning : animal) : In this case, the 'r' goes as a
slant line on the left of p. (Note : here 'p' is half, not 'r'.)
Both of these composite words can be represented properly by unicode
However, there is a third type of halant 'r' in marathi . As an
example, consider the marathi word "varyavar" (Meaning : On the air) :
This 'r' goes as a horizontal line before y. (I am attaching an image
to make this point clear).
Can such half 'r' be represented by unicode?
any guidelines will be useful.
Thanks in advance,
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