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Re: Question: Old Norse o-ogonek, and accented Danish characters

From:daniel andreasson <daniel.andreasson@...>
Date:Sunday, May 7, 2000, 23:50
Danny Wier 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".
> >Also, Unicode has within the Latin Extended B block (some very exotic > >Latin modifications are used; they can be found in the Lucida Sans > >Unicode every Windows 95/NT 4.0/98/2000 user should have. But the > >newest form of Times New Roman, Arial, Courier, and definitely other > >popular fonts have the three aforementioned modern Danish vowels, > >(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). Daniel