|From:||James Campbell <james@...>|
|Date:||Monday, May 8, 2000, 10:29|
Daniel & Danny wrote:
> > So what exactly is the value of Old Norse/Icelandic O-ogonek?
> It is used to show that it is an umlauted <a> afaik. It's called
> "o med kvist" or "o med hake" here in Scandinavia. That's "o with
> a twig" or "o with a hook".
If I understand correctly, ON o-ogonek became modern å. [Orthographically,
is the ring actually representative of a letter o?]
> > >(is that the correct order?) [ æ ø å ]
> > Yes, that's the correct order.
> Really? In Sweden the order is å ä ö. (å æ ø respectively).
In Norwegian (and Danish, I believe), æ ø å ... I remember it as Ænd Øf Åll
(End Of All).
Swedish has å ä ö, and in Finnish also ä and ö are sorted at the end of the
But what of Icelandic and Faeroese? How do they sort their extras?
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