Vedic Accents and Unicode
sanjay.kumar at MAIL.MCGILL.CA
Fri Mar 24 13:30:05 UTC 2006
Just a side note:
The vertical line above a letter (क॑) represents svarita (स्वरित), not udaatta (उदात्त); the latter is never marked and all unmarked letters before स्वरित (क॑) are identified as udaatta.
Faculty of Religious Studies
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
From: Indology [mailto:INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Arlo Griffiths
Sent: March 23, 2006 6:22 AM
To: INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk
Subject: Fwd: Vedic Accents and Unicode
Forwarded on behalf of Kengo Harimoto.
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> 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
> 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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