Wavy lines in cursive handwriting (was "Re: Aramaic, Samaritan, Phoenician")

From: Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin (antonio@tuvalkin.web.pt)
Date: Sun Jul 27 2003 - 15:26:20 EDT

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    On 2003.07.15, 21:42, Werner LEMBERG <wl@gnu.org> wrote:

    > There must be a kind of `dot' for the i and a kind of `breve' sign
    > above the u.

    Some older German esperantists do this, which is quite weird since
    u-breve in Esperanto is a different letter. (Actually I always found
    that usage strange, even in German, where regular "u" with "decorative"
    breve does indeed look different from "n" but almost identical to

    Anyway, this reminds me of cyrillic cursive handwriting, where these
    same three "wavelets" used for latin "m" (U+006D) stand rather for a "˛"
    (U+0442) when there is a stroke over them, for a "¨" (U+0449) when there
    is a stroke bellow them, and for a "°" (U+0448) when there is no stroke.
    Hursive candwriting "ý" (U+043C) has a distinct angle in the middle, not

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