RE: Placement of Bengali Candrabindu

From: Peter Constable <>
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2011 18:19:30 +0000

From: Shriramana Sharma []

> Peter, I agree that there are many variegated representations. But my
> gut feeling as a native user of many other Indic scripts and one who has
> to use the candrabindu a lot due to Sanskrit, is that it should be
> positioned above the RHS vowel sign if any, else centered over the cluster.

> Such a placement would seem natural to the reader as it follows the
> association of the nasality with the vowel.

Well, the information I have seems to indicate clearly that that is _not_ the convention for the Bangla language or for Sanskrit written in Bengali script.

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