These Nuer characters need to use the U+0331 COMBINING MACRON BELOW and U+0308 COMBINING DIAERESIS
But the alpha iota vowel digraph is pronounced like the e in end, so a diaeresis
is needed over the i.
Hank Lazer's most recent books include 3 of 10 (poetry, Chax Press, 1996), As It Is (poetry chapbook, Diaeresis
, 1999), and Opposing Poetries (criticism, two volumes, Northwestern University Press, 1996).
If one assumes final catalexis, one regularly finds word division after the second metron and usually after the first as well (Raven 1962: section 84); this is called diaeresis
(coincidence of word and verse-foot division) and is what we find in anapestic dimeter.
Underlying and organizing these parts is the central thesis that in the Statesman, Plato presents the fullest statement of his conception of example (as Lane translates paradeigma) as an instrument of cognition and pedagogy, and hence as a necessary prelude to the exercise of diaeresis
in its various versions (p.
In the case of standard elision, which is not indicated orthographically, I have not thought it necessary to intervene, but in cases of non-elision and hiatus I have used the diaeresis
, even where the line might be metrically construed in more than one way.