Re: Letters for Indic transliteration

From: Andreas Prilop (nhtcapri@rrzn-user.uni-hannover.de)
Date: Wed Jul 20 2005 - 11:17:01 CDT

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    On Wed, 20 Jul 2005, Antoine Leca wrote:

    > For a lookalike, look after French , U+0153, in words like cur, il, or
    > buf (heart, eye, beef; not precisely uncommon words) : not many people know
    > this codepoint exist, so the majority of the material keyed in today still
    > use the unligated form, oe, as in coeur, oeil, or boeuf (Google stats for
    > "cur": 8.67M including those using "coeur", versus "coeur": /only/ 8.66M;
    > so use of "cur" is about 1%...)

    I wonder how you come to these numbers. I get

    http://www.google.com/search?ie=ISO-8859-15&q=c%BDur+-coeur
       ~ 3 000 000 hits

    http://www.google.com/search?ie=ISO-8859-15&q=-c%BDur+coeur
       ~ 5 900 000 hits



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