Fwd: Vedic Accents and Unicode

Arlo Griffiths arlo.griffiths at LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Thu Mar 23 06:22:27 EST 2006


Forwarded on behalf of Kengo Harimoto.

Arlo Griffiths

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Kengo Harimoto <kengoharimoto at mac.com>
> Date: March 23, 2006 10:59:33 AM GMT+01:00
> To: Arlo Griffiths <arlo.griffiths at let.leidenuniv.nl>
> Subject: Re: Vedic Accents and Unicode
>
>> But in the present Unicode standard (as far as I know) the  
>> underring characters are not defined.
>>
>
> They have  COMBINING RING BELOW (unicode 0325/UTF8 CCA5).  I can  
> produce  l̥ and r̥ using the latter.  Some fonts, applications, or  
> displaying systems may not display properly, but that's a different  
> issue.
>
> As for Devanagari Vedic accents, there are at least Unicode 0951  
> (DEVANAGARI STRESS SIGN UDATTA) like in क॑ and 0952 (DEVANAGARI  
> STRESS SIGN ANUDATTA) क॒.
>
> -- 
> kengo harimoto



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