Re: Comma below, cedilla, and Gagauz

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Sep 30 2002 - 14:18:44 EDT

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    Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin scripsit:

    > P.S.: And why is the english name "cedilla", an unequivocably spanish
    > word, when there's no cedillas in Spanish? (OTOH, Spanish-speaking
    > people call "tilde" the acute accent mark, while the thing they put on
    > top of some "n"s lack a vernacular name...)

    That's nothing. What on Earth is the etymology of "caron"? Nobody knows.

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