From: arno (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Dec 19 2007 - 23:51:12 CST
John Hudson wrote:
>>> Qahira1924 uses the sequential tanween signs both for idghâm
>>> (assimilation) and ikhfa' (partial suppression) -- when there is no
>>> assimilation and no partial suppression (hiding) Qahira1924 uses the
>>> normal tanween signs. So it is not that these are glyph variants.
>> So there is a semantic load to these signs as well; they indicate a
>> particular grammatical effect (or two).
> Yes. Arno was kind enough to send me another example. I've mentioned to
> him the Arabic discussion list that Michael set up (currently quiet but
> awaiting such activity as this). He has good quality illustrations of
> this issue, and I think it would be relatively easy to document the
> contrastive use and a likely case for encoding.
As there seems to be agreement on the need to encode,
back to my original question:
three new code points
If it does not matter, if that's the reason nobody reacted to my
question, please let me know.
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