Re: Hebrew Vav Holam

From: John Cowan (
Date: Thu Jul 31 2003 - 15:30:30 EDT

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    Jony Rosenne scripsit:

    > I was under the impression that old English manuscripts did use different
    > glyphs for the two sounds of th.

    Two glyphs, thorn and eth, were both in use, but not consistently distinguished.
    Modern editions often normalize both to thorn.

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