Re: Medievalist ligature character in the PUA

From: Otto Stolz (Otto.Stolz@uni-konstanz.de)
Date: Tue Dec 22 2009 - 09:02:34 CST

  • Next message: Andreas Sttzner: "2009-12-22"

    Hello,

    Asmus Freytag schrieb:
    > To give just one example:
    > Wachs + tube
    > Wach + stube
    > both have the same letters. [...]

    But are pronounced differently:
       [ˈvaksˌtuːbə]
       [ˈvaxˌʃtuːbə]

    > Hyphenation has other issues that very much complicate pattern analysis.
    > The standard example in German is
    > Urinstinkt

    Decades ago, I stumpled over another amusing example:
       Radiosen-
       dung

    "Dung" is dung, of course; I knew of "Radiolaren",
    but what are "Radiosen", after all? Re-reading the
    sentence two times, I found that it was about a
    "Radio-Sendung" (radio broadcast).

    Best wishes,
       Otto Stolz



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