Re: WHAT calendar for the current year 2012
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 29, 2008, 15:18|
On Jan 29, 2008 4:06 PM, R A Brown <ray@...> wrote:
> Lars Finsen wrote:
> > Den 29. jan. 2008 kl. 08.50 skrev Philip Newton:
> >> (And I noticed afterwards that I forgot a few accents.)
> > I missed some breathing markers too. Are they left out on purpose, or
> > what?
> I hope they're left out on purpose, because TAKE doesn't use them :)
Yes, that was on purpose. And only one kind of accent, not three.
> Josephos Peanou disregarded most of the diacritics invented by the
> Alexandrian grammarians and used in Byzantine and later editions of
> ancient and Koine Greek texts; he retained only two, the acute accent
> (´) to denote stress and the trema (¨) to denote diaeresis.
I considered using the diaeresis, but dropped it in the two places I
had considered it (Aifel, naiado) since the digraph <ai> is pronounced
as a diphthong even without the diaeresis.
Where is the diaeresis used, then? For /oy/ and /Ei/?
...never mind; I just found "Diacritics. 2. Diaeresis" on the
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>