Any suggestions!

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Tue Jan 22 16:51:33 UTC 2002

There is the epistemological problem how to know whether this is a
question of orthography (spelling) or of calligraphy, i.e. whether the
scribe thought the sign was the equivalent of ta+virama+dha or


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