[INDOLOGY] semi-vowel ra plus long-a in Lanman
hspier.muktabodha at gmail.com
Fri May 29 00:07:28 UTC 2015
On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 3:37 AM, Marcis Gasuns <gasyoun at ya.ru> wrote:
> Although it might look strange to argue with Harry, whose book Schrift
> im alten Indien: Ein Forschungsbericht mit Anmerkungen is one of my
> reference books,
> . So "he had the type of r over v but not the type r over the long a"
> seems wrong, because in the same Jataka-mala volume on the same page and
> line we see, that the r over long a can be set in different combinations.
> Mārcis Gasūns
Just to clarify. These are two different Harrys. :-)
The book is by Harry Falk and the comment "Could it just be a limitation
of the devanagari lead type his printer had.. I.e. he had the type of r
over v but not the type r over the long a?" was by myself "Harry Spier"
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