Re: OT: Gruess (was Comma gets a cure -- in German?)
|From:||John Vertical <johnvertical@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, July 20, 2008, 15:31|
>BTW too bad _uo_ didn't stick as a spelling for /u:/ the
>same way _ie_ did for /i:/ -- probably because _uo_ was
>written as an _u_ with a ring above rather than as two
>letters in linear sequence. Also _o_ with a small _v_
They still do <ů> in Czech.
For that matter, I wonder why <ie> didn't develop an <ï> allograph. Too thin
to add diacritics?