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"a" as in "same"

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seym
This is the spelling when the project started
seem
in primordial languages like Sanskrt the vowel sound in 'same' is transliterated as 'e'. however, this is already taken in saypyu for the short vowel sound in 'bet'. why not lengthen it by doubling (ee) rather than adding a 'y' (ey) ? an alternative would be to add the diacritic ¯ to distinguish long from short sounds; ē

 

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