Indic Syllabic Categories

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at
Sun May 11 18:37:37 CDT 2014

On Sat, 10 May 2014 07:02:03 +0530
Shriramana Sharma <samjnaa at> wrote:

> At least in *Indian* Indic scripts we don't have
> Vowel_Independent letters participating in a cluster via a virama
> unlike the consonant letter, but possibly in the South East Asian
> scripts this is not guaranteed.

In Devanagari at least, there does appear to be the exceptional case of
RA + VIRAMA + LETTER VOCALIC R.  (Did this arise from the resolution
of /r̩/ as /ri/ or /ru/?)


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