Re: Ligatures (was: FAQ entry)

From: Pim Blokland (
Date: Mon Mar 10 2003 - 02:19:13 EST

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    Doug Ewell wrote:

    > I suspect it would end when you start talking about combinations like qj
    > and fþ that are unlikely to appear in natural language text. At least
    > gj exists in Hungarian.

    fb, fh and fk are very common in Dutch (much more so than fj). fþ exists in
    Icelandic; at least I've found "arfþegi". However I don't speak Icelandic,
    so I've no idea if this is a combination of two "subwords".

    Pim Blokland

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