Re: Origins of w

From: Andreas Prilop <>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 16:55:12 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 15 Apr 2012, David Starner wrote:

> At Wiktionary, we're looking at (U+1E98) and we can't figure out
> where it came from. It's from Unicode 1.1, which makes it hard to look
> up discussion on adding it, and the characters around it don't seem to
> give clues to its origin.

U+1E96 has the note "Semitic transliteration". Indeed U+1E96 to U+1E9A
are used for transliterating Arabic according to ISO 233.

"w with ring" is "waw with sukun".
Received on Mon Apr 16 2012 - 10:04:21 CDT

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