From: Charles Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Mar 20 2004 - 03:44:39 EST
Curtis Clark asked:
> Are there any languages that use letters with diacriticals, but *never*
> use the base letter without diacriticals? A made-up example to explain
> what made me think of it: Let's say a language has "ö", to represent the
> same sound that it does in German, but not "o", because the language
> lacks the sound represented by that letter in common European languages
> (the alternative being to use "o" to represent the "ö" sound).
I believe Maltese uses "c" with a dot above but doesn't use the basic "c".
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