Re: RE: Character identities

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Oct 30 2002 - 11:37:23 EST

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    Doug Ewell scripsit:

    > Actually, the Sütterlin 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.

    Oops, yes. Brain fart.

    > Sütterlin does use a macron over "m" and "n" to indicate that the letter
    > should be doubled,

    This I think is a true COMBINING MACRON.

    > and it uses a breve over "u" to differentiate it from
    > the otherwise identical "n."

    Part of the "u" glyph.

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