From: Otto Stolz (Otto.Stolz@uni-konstanz.de)
Date: Wed Oct 09 2002 - 14:21:59 EDT
Marco Cimarosti wrote:
> The sign was in a word looking like "ȣρων" [...] If I understand correctly,
> the text also says that this sign is a diphthong which in Doric was sub-
> stituted by a plain "ω" [...]
> Therefore, I tentatively identified the word as "ωυρων", and the
> unknown glyph ligature as an "ωυ" ligature.
> Does anyone know whether such a ligature actually existed in old typography?
> And was it anything like an open "8"?
We have discussed this, back in February in <firstname.lastname@example.org> -- though,
IIRC, for some Canadian aborigines language, written, in Latin script, by
French missionaries. It turned out to be
U+0222 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER OU
U+0223 LATIN SMALL LETTER OU
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