Re: Seeking Hebrew character 'shuruq'

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Sep 18 1997 - 07:29:31 EDT

Ar 01:51 -0700 1997-09-18, scríobh Jonathan Rosenne:
>I would like to add that the name we (in Israel) had adopted for 05BC is
>"HEBREW POINT DAGESH OR MAPIQ OR SHURUQ". This is the English name in the
>Israeli standards, such as SI 1489 (1992) and SI 1311-1 (1996).
>I think the name in ISO 10646 and in Unicode should be corrected to avoid
>further confusion.

In ISO 10646 I think the name is "HEBREW POINT DAGESH OR MAPIQ (shuruq)".
SC2 would take a dim view of changing the name further, I believe.

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