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Re: Dotted u and ü

From: Andrew West <andrewcwest@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:42:50 +0000
Message-ID: <CALgEMhz60o7OQxZp=aK4b=x0AbrMO45MruEe_LixZtBKB=zWsQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Badral S." <badral@bolorsoft.com>
Cc: public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org
Dear Badral,

Thank you for your clarification.  I think that defining a new FVS for it
will be a very good idea.

Best Regards,

Andrew


On 21 December 2015 at 11:39, Badral S. <badral@bolorsoft.com> wrote:

> Dear Andrew,
> If I understood right, this form will added with new FVS sequence.
> As already discussed under
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-mongolian/2015OctDec/0052.html
> this form is popular in Mongolia.
> As Siqin's answer, this form doesn't exist in inner Mongolia. (
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-mongolian/2015OctDec/0059.html)
> Thus, it is probably not considered in Chinese Standards.
>
> Badral
>
> On 21.12.2015 12:20, Andrew West wrote:
>
> Dear Greg,
>
> Thank you for the prompt response, I am glad that it has already been
> testified by others.  What is the proposed solution?  Will new FVS
> sequences be proposed?  Or are you waiting to see what the new Chinese
> Standard has to say?
>
> Andrew
>
>
> On 21 December 2015 at 11:08, Greg Eck <greck@postone.net> wrote:
>
>> Hi Andrew,
>>
>>
>>
>> Yes, I believe both Badral and Siqin have testified to this occurrence
>> also. Good to see it further substantiated. It will be on the font
>> comparator site soon. I have it catalogued on the DS01 also.
>>
>> [image:
>> imap://badral%2Ebolorsoft@mail.bolorsoft.com:143/fetch%3EUID%3E.INBOX%3E5829?header=quotebody&part=1.2&filename=image001.png]
>>
>> Thanks for the input,
>> Greg
>>
>> PS The U+1826 counterpart is also catalogued.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Andrew West [mailto:andrewcwest@gmail.com]
>> *Sent:* Monday, December 21, 2015 6:26 PM
>> *To:* public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org
>> *Subject:* Dotted u and ü
>>
>>
>>
>> Dear experts,
>>
>>
>>
>> A friend of mine at the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts in St
>> Petersburg is working on a catalogue of materials brought back from Beijing
>> in 1926 by B. Ya. Vladimirtsov.  He is having difficulty representing some
>> of the Mongolian text in Unicode, in particular most books published by the
>> publishing house 蒙文書社 (mongγol bičig-ün qoriy-a) use a dotted form of
>> the letters u and ü when acting as a genitive particle.  This dotted u/ü
>> can also be found in some earlier printed books as well.  I attach a table
>> from his catalogue showing the word man-u ᠮᠠᠨ ᠤ and egünü ᠡᠭᠦᠨᠦ with
>> dotted u and ü, and some more exampes from 蒙漢 合璧無方元音 published in 1917.
>>
>>
>>
>> [image:
>> imap://badral%2Ebolorsoft@mail.bolorsoft.com:143/fetch%3EUID%3E.INBOX%3E5829?header=quotebody&part=1.4&filename=image002.jpg]
>> ​
>>
>> [image:
>> imap://badral%2Ebolorsoft@mail.bolorsoft.com:143/fetch%3EUID%3E.INBOX%3E5829?header=quotebody&part=1.3&filename=image003.jpg]
>> ​
>>
>>
>>
>> Is anyone familiar with this usage?  How can the dotted u and ü be
>> represented in Unicode?  My apologies if this has already been discussed on
>> this list, but with so many emails I may have missed the relevant posts.
>>
>>
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>>
>>
>> Andrew
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Badral Sanlig, Software architectwww.bolorsoft.com | www.badral.net
> Bolorsoft LLC, Selbe Khotkhon 40/4 D2, District 11, Ulaanbaatar
>
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