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Re: TECH (?) question: diacritics

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Monday, November 5, 2007, 17:16
Is a "withfraki" anything like a FrathWiki?

You should be able to get what you want using the Unicode combining
chars in all three places.

On 11/5/07, caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...> wrote:
> >>Michael Poxon <mike@...> wrote: > > >>I'm pretty sure there are no a's with double acute in Hungarian, > >>though it does have both o and u with double acute. > > >Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> wrote: > > >And more's the pity; I could have used a with double acute recently > >to go with o and u. > > It's a real bummer. I have to use three sets of graphemes: one for my > word processor (which allows me to combine double acutes with a, e, i & > ø), one for Withfraki (which has the double grave accent over the five > vowels, but then I need combine one for over ø), and one for this > conlang list (for which I've pretty much stopped using diacritics). > > The diacritics are not really necessary. I use them to show pitch. A > native speaker would know the pitches and their placement is easy to > learn. But they do give an "exotic" look to the language. > > For some reason I don't find the double grave accents as esthetically > pleasing as the double acutes. I guess it's all in what one is used to. > > Charlie >
-- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


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