Re: Combining latin small letters with diacritics

From: Denis Jacquerye <>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 17:38:14 +0100

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 12:18 AM, Doug Ewell <> wrote:
> Denis Moyogo 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?
> Are these more examples that exist in only one or two sources, where the
> main purpose of encoding them, or creating or enhancing the combining
> mechanism, would be to talk about the sources? Or are they in actual
> productive use?

The author states he has found several exemples using this to
abbriviate words, and that it is also used in Latin.

It would be useful to know the extent of this use.

Denis Moyogo Jacquerye
Received on Mon Mar 12 2012 - 11:44:04 CDT

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