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On Tue 16/03/10  2:59 PM , Philip Newton [log in to unmask] sent:
> For /w/ it would be what?

The computer thought it was an HTML tag since I did  around it. It's ὺ.  


> Ah, so  correspond to Hepburn ,
> respectively? I.e. they'reshortcuts for ? Are the shortened
> forms obligatory or are they optional?

Probably optional, just like I choose to write  but some choose to use o with a macron. If you're going for representing the Japanese spelling (i.e. おう), you'd use , if you're 
going for sound you'd use .