Re: Que ligature

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Sat Jun 04 2011 - 22:50:24 CDT

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    On 06/04/2011 10:30 PM, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
    > On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 11:58 PM, Andrew West<> wrote:
    >> On 4 June 2011 19:00, Leo Broukhis<> wrote:
    >>> There exists a ligature for the Latin postpositional conjunction -que
    >>> that looks like q with a smaller yogh glued to it, similar to but not
    >>> exactly "qȝ":
    >> See thread<>
    > I just had a look through the thread mentioned here. So am I to
    > presume that the verdict was to use joiner of q with ȝ?

    Actually, I believe that the letter in question is not ȝ but ꝫ. It is
    commonly used in many Latin abbreviations, and sometimes resembles a
    semicolon. I understand that it is also the reason "videlicet" is
    abbreviated "viz" (because ꝫ looks like a z).


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