From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Mar 05 2005 - 11:23:52 CST
At 17:49 -0800 2005-03-04, UList@dfa-mail.com wrote:
>There are two, similar, ligatures used in Ancient Greek
>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.
These are not ligatures. They are a linguistic notation representing
a discussion of the reflexes of Indo-European vowel gradation.
Please try to find out something about what you are talking about
before burdening this list with discussions of "ligatures" which are
in no way "ligatures".
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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