Muke Tever scripsit:

> Indeed. It'd also be nice to have Egyptian hieroglyphics already.

Send money to the Script Encoding Initiative, then. That is the one
and only way of Getting Things Done in archaic scripts.


> We can't even properly _transliterate_ Egyptian words without the
> "3"-like aleph sign -- do we have that yet?

No, but you can use U+02BE and U+02BF, the MODIFIER LETTER LEFT and
RIGHT HALF RINGs, which serve the same function as Egyptological
alef and ayin. There is a proposal from Michael to encode the proper
characters, but until there's money it can't get progressed.

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