Re: Arabic swash letter Ya with dots

From: Khaled Hosny (
Date: Fri Aug 01 2008 - 10:59:52 CDT

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    On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 04:21:58PM +0200, Andreas Prilop wrote:
    > What's the Unicode way to write Arabic "swash letter ya"
    > U+06D2 - but with two dots below as U+064A ?
    > Such a letter is shown, for example, in

    This is a mere stylistic variant of U+064A, unlike U+06D2 that has
    different semantics in Urdu.

    So, this is a mutter of using proper font, possibly an OpenType (or AAT)
    font with the needed glyph substitution rules.


     Khaled Hosny
     Arabic localizer and member of team

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