From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Oct 30 2002 - 11:17:01 EST
John Cowan <jcowan at reutershealth dot com> wrote:
> If I find your Suetterlin font unreadable, however, and switch to an
> Antiqua font to read your German, I expect to find the text littered
> with diaereses, not macrons, although the Suetterlin umlaut-mark looks
> pretty much like a macron.
Actually, the SÃ¼tterlin umlaut-mark is a small italicized "e," which is
very similar to an "n." What it really ends up looking like, from a
distance, is a double acute. (John's point is still perfectly valid, of
SÃ¼tterlin does use a macron over "m" and "n" to indicate that the letter
should be doubled, and it uses a breve over "u" to differentiate it from
the otherwise identical "n."
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