Old Sundanese 101: Part V — Panéléng & Panolong

The Panéléng

Fig. 1 — My attempt at drawing the panéléng ⟨-é⟩
Fig. 2 — ⟨téng⟩ in Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Jav. b.3. (R), f.7v.
Fig. 3 — The ⟨téng⟩ from above, marked-up.

The Panolong

Fig. 4 — My attempt at drawing the panolong.
Fig. 5 — My attempt at drawing the panéléng-panolong combo, which makes ⟨o⟩.
Fig. 6 — The word “kombong” ‘bed chamber’ in Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Jav. b.3. (R), f.7r.
Fig. 7 — The same word, “kombong”, marked-up.
Fig. 8 — The aksara ⟨ba⟩, both my attempt at drawing it and as it appears in the “Bujangga Manik” MS.
Fig. 9 — The other weirder use of the “panolong”, splitting the “-a” from the syllable it follows and transferring it to the next word.
Fig. 10 — The aksara swara ⟨i⟩, an independent vowel like the ⟨u⟩ we came across in Part III. You might notice that it looks like ⟨ba⟩ with a squiggle underneath (which is exactly how you write it).

Summing Up

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