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Re: CHAT: Maltese orthography (was Re: CHAT: The EU expands [...])

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 4, 2004, 16:39
On May 4, 2004, at 12:17 AM, Danny Wier wrote:
> From: "Steg Belsky" <draqonfayir@...> >>> >>> "Maltese writing is essentialy latin with some dots on top" >>> (Don't quote me on that one ;-) > >> Cool, i love how they spell |ayn| with |G|+|double-barred-H|! > > It's a single-barred h; maybe the blur in the gif confused you (if > you're > not going to use clean antialiasing, don't use it at all!). And I > don't like > it myself. It's the only digraph in the language, and it has no > consonant > sound; it's a vowel modifier. Why not just put a circumflex on the > vowel > like Tamazight does? >
Sorry, by "double-barred" i meant that the *capital* |H| has two bars instead of one. Of course it's only one extra bar, added to both |H| and |h|. -Stephen (Steg) "jealousy, selfishness, and being a self-hating human can cause early death." ~ [4ibbi: j@hoSua3] (rough translation)