Re: Small Latin Letter m with Macron

From: John Cowan (
Date: Thu Jan 16 2003 - 07:21:16 EST

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    Dominikus Scherkl scripsit:

    > "i. e." is an latin abbreviation for "in exemplum" meaning "for example"
    > not "that is". (or am I not even average at english?!?)

    It is a Latin abbreviation, but it stands for "id est", and therefore
    corresponds to German "d. h." The abbreviation for "for example"
    (German "z. B.") is "e. g." for "exempli gratia".

    John Cowan
    Please leave your values        |       Check your assumptions.  In fact,
       at the front desk.           |          check your assumptions at the door.
         --sign in Paris hotel      |            --Cordelia Vorkosigan

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