Re: Umlaut and diaeresis

From: A. Vine (
Date: Mon Jun 21 1999 - 15:56:07 EDT

Jeroen Hellingman wrote:
> Such cases will need to be treated with an exception list in most cases,
> just
> as cafeetjes broken as café-tjes, or German backen broken as back-ken.
> Dealing with a unified diaeresis/umlaut mark is easy compared with that.

My understanding is that German "backen" is hyphenated as "bak-ken". I am not
familiar with the new German orthography, though, so maybe I have old


Andrea Vine
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