Re: Arabic swash letter Ya with dots

From: Andreas Prilop (
Date: Fri Aug 01 2008 - 11:34:58 CDT

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    On Fri, 1 Aug 2008, Khaled Hosny wrote:

    >> What's the Unicode way to write Arabic "swash letter ya"
    >> U+06D2 - but with two dots below as U+064A ?
    > 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.

    But U+064A (with dots) and U+06CC are also "stylistic variants".
    Yet they have two code positions in Unicode and are thus
    regarded as two different characters.

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