Radovan Garabik scripsit:
> A bookcase full of old (~100 years) hungarian books has just got into
> my posession. I noticed that "J" is there often used as a vowel
> at the beginning of word before consonant (where modern hungarian has "I").
> However, before vowels, "J" stands for consonant /j/ universally, and
> in the middle of word "i" is used for /i/, as one would expect.
Surely this reflects the influence of Fraktur type, where I and J are
almost indistinguishable, whereas i and j are quite distinct.
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