Re: Irish dotless I

Date: Fri Mar 19 2004 - 15:57:43 EST

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    Quoting Peter Kirk <>:

    > I don't think it affects Irish, unless you want to be dotless Marıon ın
    > Irısh even when usıng a non-Gaelıc font. The consensus on the list seems
    > to be that Irish should be written with a normal i character and the dot
    > removed in particular fonts.

    That's exactly the point. When the dot-convention for lenition is being used,
    the "i" should never be dotted, even when using a non-Gaelic font, because
    there's no such thing as a lenited "i" in Irish.

    It's not a character-glyph issue.

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