A Modest Proposal towards Modernizing the Tamil Writing System
6 Pages Posted: 3 Dec 2012
Date Written: July 7, 2012
This paper proposes a new system of diacritics for the Tamil language. The idea is simple: introduce a set of diacritic marks which would allow for Tamil to have all the consonants that Devanagari has. This could be used, for instance, to write the names of Yoga poses and the names of medicines.
Keywords: Tamil, script, diacritics
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