On 2002.09.09, 12:36, Radovan Garabik <email@example.com>
> I also noticed this (classified as vowel):
> U+016C # (U) LATIN CAPITAL LETTER U WITH BREVE
> U+016D # (u) LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH BREVE
> this is a semivowel :-), at least in Esperanto
Yes, it is. But in Latin (when vowel quantities are shown, by means of
breves and macrons) it is a vowel, even if a "short" one.
> U+00D4 # (Ô) LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH CIRCUMFLEX
> U+00F4 # (ô) LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH CIRCUMFLEX
> this is also classified as a semivowel (in Slovak),
In Portuguese it is a vowel. It means stressed [o], FWIW.
> though technically it is a glide plus following vowel.
As also the e-hacheck (U+0115 and U+0114) in Czech.
> Conclusion? <...> Vowels and consonants make sense when speaking about
Couldn't agree more.
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