Re: Quick Question About Korean Input Methods

From: Curtis Clark (
Date: Thu Jan 07 2010 - 23:36:35 CST

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    On 2010-01-07 11:08, Christoph Päper wrote:
    > Shouldn’t that work more like this?
    > k
    > k i
    > k i m – not Kim already
    > Kim ch – as there is no syllabogram Kimch nor Mch
    > Kim ch i
    > Kim ch i k – not Chik
    > Kim Chi k a – could still be something longer than Ka
    > Kim Chi Ka
    > That is, show separate constituents (jamos) until the syllabogram is
    > definitely complete (but probably also indicate which jamos are still
    > being considered to form a syllabogram together). Something similar is
    > true for shaping scripts like (traditional) arabic where you wouldn’t
    > want the last entered letter to bear a final form until you hit a
    > non-letter key.

    Perhaps it *should*, but it didn't. The point that she made to me is
    that there is no need to "complete" the syllable, since syllable
    completion is implicit in the orthography.

    Curtis Clark        
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    University Web Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona

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