Re: Characters for Cakchiquel

From: David Starner (
Date: Fri Mar 28 2003 - 18:05:02 EST

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    On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 03:00:33PM -0800, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
    > > But I do find, in the vocabulary and
    > > index, words starting with tz are sorting after quatrillo con coma (it
    > > goes z, tresillo, quatrillo, quatrillo con coma, tz). So even for this
    > > text, a tz ligature is marginal.
    > ^^^^^^^^
    > irrelevant to the sorting issue
    > Whether this text element is spelled "tz" or "t-ezh" or something
    > else, and whether the characters are ligated or not, is irrelevant
    > to the issue of sorting the "tz" at the end of lists.

    True, but it indicates that "tz" is treated as a letter, and that tz is
    not different in meaning from the tz ligature in the text.

    David Starner -
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