Neil McLeod wrote:
> That is one of the reasons why transcriptions often indicate to a
> very minute degree whether a letter is written in the normal
> alphabet (printed by the transcriber in Roman font) or in some
> contracted form (printed in italics).
Eight or so years ago when we were doing I2T (Immacallam), we came up
with a detailed transcription system. Mar shampla:
> .i.i4n*8gt^ír i-nahái i/ganda.i.i-nae^ici\sˇ
> .i. iar ndegthír inna hái grianda .i. inna heisci.
It seemed to work for us at the time, but it means learning a whole
set of conventions.