Re: Ethiopic short i / short e

From: Samuel Thibault (
Date: Mon May 14 2007 - 19:17:29 CDT

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    Patrick Hall, le Mon 14 May 2007 20:03:05 -0400, a écrit :
    > Hello,
    > On 5/14/07, Samuel Thibault <> wrote:
    > >While studying the UNESCO report I talked about in a previous mail, I
    > >came across the ethiopic script. Oddly enough, the report shows some
    > >characters that unicode doesn't have: consonants combined with a _short_
    > >i (see attached sample). On the contrary, it doesn't have the "short e"
    > >syllabes. Does anybody know better about this?
    > There seems to have been an editing problem; the Ethiopic is inverted, but
    > the
    > Latin isn't. (Edited image attached.)

    Oh, good catch. I was indeed wondering whether short i wasn't just
    exactly equivalent to short e.

    Out of curiosity, do such editing errors happen so often in such


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