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I've marked this as a merge, but actually I'm not sure if there's anything in that page that isn't completely superfluous with this one. Perhaps it can just be gotten rid of by someone more confident. 4pq1injbok (talk) 02:52, 14 May 2013 (UTC)
Erk, that was totally unclear, sorry. I didn't mean to propose merging the entirety of those two pages, just the "Orthography" section in Scottish Gaelic phonology with this one. It looks like the tables in Scottish Gaelic phonology#Orthography are redundant with and less careful than the ones here, but they're not perspicuous and I'm not familiar enough to see at a glance. 4pq1injbok (talk) 00:12, 15 May 2013 (UTC)
By the way, an idea I think would be more perspicuous, i.e. giving a better view of the system as a whole, would be a two-dimensional table with spellings on one axis and environments on the other, to bring out the patterns like "(subject to other adjustments,) single V in a syllable closed by an unlenited resonant gets an extra mora; this is /ː/ before /r̴/ and otherwise /i̯/ or /u̯/ depending on slenderness of the resonant".
I'm deterred from sitting down and just doing it though because (1) I don't know which special-case environments have been left out of the current tables 'cause they don't occur in any word and which ones are actually exceptionally non-special; (2) the synthesis police would yell at me; (3) people looking for quick and easy usability rather than systemics would probably also yell at me. 4pq1injbok (talk) 00:22, 15 May 2013 (UTC)
Well, this is hardly a contentious topic so OR isn't that much of an issue plus I can probably most things if needed but I'm not sure I get what you're driving at. Could you give me an example here? Akerbeltz (talk) 00:49, 15 May 2013 (UTC)