Re: Pashto yeh characters

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Fri Oct 01 2010 - 16:52:44 CDT

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    On Thu, 2010-07-29 at 09:56 +0200, André Szabolcs Szelp wrote:
    > I seem to remember, that Persian used kaf with three dots above (like
    > your Moroccan example) at least in the 19th century. No idea when they
    > switched to the double-lined version. (and I can well imagine how the
    > three dots would have merged to a line, thought this might as well not
    > be the origin of that character).

    The Kaf with three dots above is a rather older orthography (I believe
    it started to fade away in use after the Mongol conquest of Persia).
    Probably you are referring to the Persian orthography used in the
    Ottoman empire?


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