[INDOLOGY] semi-vowel ra plus long-a in Lanman

Harry Falk falk at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Fri May 29 07:27:17 UTC 2015

Thanks for clarifying. I was wondering when exactly I said that and under
which conditions. Great respite.

> On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 3:37 AM, Marcis Gasuns <gasyoun at ya.ru> wrote:
>> Namaste,
>>   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,
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>> . 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"
> Cheers,
> Harry
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