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Re: [alreq] Transliterations

From: Najib Tounsi via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2015 14:11:17 +0000
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In general, I am not inclined to "very strict" transcription. (I 
prefer to read iman rather than īmān etc.)
Of course, letters  like Waw و for example, may have a consonant role 
(wa) or a long vowel role (ū)
To my experience, some authors, e.g. orientalists, use formal 
transcription. Some others, targeting a wider audience, don't use 

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