From: Lokesh Joshi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Aug 23 2005 - 22:42:07 CDT
no not in unicode, but this can be covered thru OTF rules. In OTF all these
complexities can be taken care of. Ty Mangal font that comes free with VOLT.
On 8/24/05, Neelesh Bodas <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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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