victor van Bijlert victorvanbijlert at KPNPLANET.NL
Mon Dec 22 21:17:55 UTC 2008

But then again in Bengali script the difference would be very noticeable.
Moreover, if this orthography also occurs in manuscripts from Central Asia
that are not written in Nagari, the orthography still needs to be explained.

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Van: Indology [mailto:INDOLOGY at] Namens Allen W Thrasher
Verzonden: maandag 22 december 2008 20:44
Onderwerp: Re: bodhisattva/bodhisatva

Frequently Nagari t's are written starting with a horizontal, with the
result that t and tt can look virtually identical.


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