Re: Y diaeresis

From: Jonathan Rosenne (100320.1303@CompuServe.COM)
Date: Sun Dec 01 1996 - 13:24:31 EST

Patrik Faltstrom wrote:
>>Another difference is that the diaeresis is loosely bound to the vowel - it=
>>normally a question of judgement whether it is necessary or not, and many p=
>>do not consider it as belonging to the spelling of the word.
>Not in some languages/countries but for example in Sweden. I have been
>helping an english and french speaking person learning some swedish, and the=
>have been some problems with for example the following two words
>(note the last diaeresis):

I wasn't clear enough. I don't know what you call those two dots in Swedish, but
they are very different from the English and French (and probably also Greek)


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