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Re: Valdyan alphabet (was: Re: Spanish alphabet)

From:Irina Rempt-Drijfhout <ira@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 28, 1999, 21:26
On Tue, 28 Sep 1999, Don Blaheta wrote:

> Quoth Irina Rempt-Drijfhout:
> > "ij"
> Aren't there some orthographies that treat it as 'y'? I'm sure I've > seen some printed Dutch that included e.g. the number "vyf" (but it was > sort of old, so there maybe was some reform along the way).
Yes, old ones, as you said, when spelling was still optional. There's a famous restaurant in Amsterdam called "De Vyff Vlieghen" (I'm not sure about the 'h') that has been using the same spelling since seventeen-something. Irina Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay. (myself) (English) (Nederlands)