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Muke Tever wrote:
> From: "Kristian Jensen" <[log in to unmask]>
> > > >Why not a superscript 'n' for that? Superscripts and subscripts are quite
> > > >easy to make.
> >
> > I want the romanization scheme to appear as if it represented a real-
> > life non-minority language. AFAIK, there are no major languages out
> > there with a romanization scheme using a superscript <n>. If there is
> > please tell me so that I can perhaps be inspired -- if its not too late.
>
> Well, if you want to get *diachronic*, then Spanish, Portuguese, and anybody
> else that uses a "~" tilde.
>
> But that's not so much superscript as superior.

Tilde does not work that well for Boreanesian. I need to be able to use
two diacritics on the same vowel. Having only superscripts makes some
vowels look cluttered -- I have always had the same sentiments about
Vietnamese romanization. One superscript and one subscript is a lot more
neat compared to two superscipts over the same vowel. My models here are
the transcription schemes of many Amerindian languages, although I'm not
sure if any of them can be regarded as major languages. Perhaps Navaho.

-kristian- 8)