Feedback Request on Draft-Standard: Devanagari Script Behaviour for Hindi_Ver 1.4.9_ Part 1 & 2
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|two short vowels ऎ,ऒ should be included
|by Shree Devi Kumar on Nov 08 2013
|Short E/O are not really “for Dravidian transliteration” only, but were originally introduced by Hoernle for the Bihari languages
Bhojpuri, Magadhi and Maithili"
As per LSI by Grierson, Bihari and Awadhi "As in Bihari, there is a short e as well as a long one, and a short o as well as o. Also a short at and a short au."
" As in other Bihari dialects, the vowels e and o , and the diphthongs ai and au have each two sounds, a short and a long one. Accurate writers distinguish these when writing in the Deva-nagari character, "