fl/fi ligature examples

From: Philippe Verdy (verdy_p@wanadoo.fr)
Date: Mon Nov 29 2004 - 15:18:28 CST

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    From: "Otto Stolz" <Otto.Stolz@uni-konstanz.de>
    > Just because the „st“ ligature is so uncommon (and the long „ſ“ with its
    > „ſt“ ligature is almost extinct), I was looking for an example involving
    > „fl“, or „fi“).

    with ff :
        affable, baffe, biffer, Buffy, affriolant, effaroucher, effacer, ...
    with ffl :
        effleurer, baffle, affligeant, ...
    with fl :
        afleurer, flower, fleur, floral, floraison, inflation, déflation, flic,
    with ffi :
        traffic, efficace, effilocher, officier, affiche, affine, ...
    with fi :
        fi, fin, final, fil, fils, filature, filin, firme, firmament,
    aficionados, défi, figure...

    Many more examples of modern and widely used words (at least in English and
    French, but probably too in most Romance languages and other European
    languages including Roman Latin radicals)...
    Other widely used ligatures include "st" and "ct": est, test, acte, octet...

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