On 11/20/2002 06:10:03 AM John Cowan wrote:

>"Cormac \(QTranslation\)" scripsit:
>> Not surprisingly, Unicode includes these 2 characters. So even if I
>> can't type them, I can insert them with Word2000 Insert Symbol.
>Which two characters are they?

Kho khuat (U+0e03) and kho khon (U+0e05).

BTW, these corresponded historically to distinct phonemes in proto-Tai
that have been neutralised with other phonemes in modern Thai. Thus, in
terms of phonology, they're no longer needed, so could afford to be

- Peter

Peter Constable

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