Re: Omega + upsilon ligature?

From: Patrick Andries (
Date: Wed Oct 02 2002 - 12:57:12 EDT

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    De : "Curtis Clark" <>

    > John Cowan wrote:
    > > And (uniquely for a Greek ligature?) was copied into the Latin alphabet,
    > > and is now in use for /w/ in certain French-derived orthographies.
    > Zum [B]eispiel, U+0222 and U+0223, used in Ȣendat, an indigenous language
    > in Québec.

    Known as Huron to most of us (see Lake Huron). The Hurons are, however, not
    indigineous to Québec (they were chased from Ontario, then also New-France,
    by Iroquois raiders). The remnants of the tribe came to Québec for

    This «o u» ligature was discussed last month (the reference glyph is still,
    methinks, incorrect).

    P. Andries
    Longueuil (Québec)

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