Re: French spelling scheme
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 1, 2001, 1:01|
Robert Hailman wrote:
> > Yet Spanish has ü, and no other umlauted characters.
> Really? What does it represent? I can't recall ever seeing that,
> although I'll admit to knowing very little Spanish.
It's not used very often. It's used only in güe and güi to indicate
that the u is pronounced (i.e., güe = /gwe/, gue = /ge/). For instance,
> Well, it's off in the corner, and it's pressed with a weaker finger, so
> *hypothetically* it's harder to type - although not significantly. I
> think j'aime looks better than j aime - the j is all alone in the
I wonder if _jaime_ would be acceptable? Sure, as far as typing goes,
it would be superior to either one. I don't know enough French to know
if that would be problematic, tho.
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