Re: is "n with tilde" used in French language ?

From: Ted Hopp (
Date: Mon Jul 05 2004 - 10:23:31 CDT

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    On Monday, July 05, 2004 7:52 AM, António Martins-Tuválkin wrote:
    > From Spanish "cańón"? I'm sure there's an excellent reason to "keep"
    > the tilde but trash the acute... ;-)

    Possibly because, in Spanish, the accent simply indicates which syllable
    carries the stress (not otherwise changing the pronunciation of the o),
    while ń is a different letter from n.


    Ted Hopp, Ph.D.
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