Re: Combining latin small letters with diacritics

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 13:06:03 +0000

On 11 Mar 2012, at 12:05, Denis Jacquerye wrote:

> Stacked letters are also found in some Greek manuscripts.
> See the page
> with some examples: Nu, omicron, omicron and Greek circumflex (tilde),
> chi and Greek circumflex.
> Would these also have to be represented by combining characters?

Yes, but in this case I don't think that circumflex is part of the superscript letter per se. It's a base letter with a combining letter, and the whole thing has a mark over it to show it's an abbreviation. (There is obviously no chi-circumflex in Greek orthography.)

Michael Everson *
Received on Sun Mar 11 2012 - 08:10:02 CDT

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