Re: three questions about alphabet files at Michael Everson site

From: Charles Levert (charles.levert@gmail.com)
Date: Thu Nov 10 2005 - 15:49:02 CST

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    * On Thursday 2005-11-10 at 22:12:01 +0100, Philippe Verdy wrote:
    > The "trma" (french name for diaeresis, not for umlaut) can
    > occur on all vowels, because its role in French is most often to avoid the
    > creation of vocaling digraphs:

    But and are generally regarded as not being French.
    Do you know of any words that are French or have been accepted as being
    French that contain them? (I already mentioned the Maelstrm case.)

    > "gu" (or "ge" with the new orthograph)

    Say it ain't so.

    > The circumflex over / and / is currently being phased out in most
    > words (now "le" = "ile", "aout"="aot", "gout" = "got",

    Ditto.



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