From: Johannes Rössel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jul 01 2008 - 03:03:53 CDT
Michael Everson wrote:
> At 08:58 +0200 2008-07-01, Johannes Rössel wrote:
>>> Since German orthographic reform has made <Maße> ['ma:s@] 'measures'
>>> distinct in spelling from <Masse> ['mas@] 'mass'
>> This must date back to at least the 1901 reform. The 1996 reform
>> didn't change that, it was already that way.
> There are other words in the 1996 reform though where the distinction
> was introduced. Gruss and Kuß?
»Gruß« has a long vowel, so an ß follows, nothing changed here. »Kuß«
was the old spelling and »Kuss« is the new one, indeed.
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