CGJ for Two Greek Ligatures?

Date: Fri Mar 04 2005 - 19:49:59 CST

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    There are two, similar, ligatures used in Ancient Greek educational/reference materials.

    They look something like a percent sign.

    The first is composed of: a smaller raised epsilon + slash + smaller omicron.

    The second is composed of: a smaller raised eta + slash + smaller omega.

    For your reference, these are used attached to the root of a verb, to indicate
    a particular kind of verb conjugation. They would only appear in a reference
    environment, and never in normal running Ancient Greek text.

    I believe the best -- and shockingly also correct -- way to deal with these
    ligatures is by placing a CGJ between the first letter and the slash, and
    another CGJ between the slash and the second letter. A smart font swaps in a
    ligature glyph.

    Will this work technically?

    Is this in accordance with the officially-defined use of CGJ?

    Is there any disrecommendation and/or taboo on the actual use of CGJ in this
    type of context?

    Thank you,

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