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).