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Re: How to write this?

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  • BP Jonsson
    ... I sometimes use Quesse with a double dot below for _c_ = /s/ and Harma with a double dot below for _sc_ = /s/. /BP 8^) -- B.Philip Jonsson
    Message 1 of 13 , Aug 23, 2003
      At 12:49 22.8.2003 +0000, elfscript@yahoogroups.com wrote:
      >
      > > >to 2.: The attested transcriptions of <s> are written
      > > >with silme, the attested transcriptions of <c>
      > > >when pronounced /s/ are written wich silme
      > > >nuquerna. I have no better suggestion.
      > >Hmm... Silme - silme nuquerna looks very odd
      > >when written out.
      >
      >It's how I do it as well. There are a couple alternatives, but I'm not
      >real thrilled with either of them. If you use silme and silme nuquerna
      >indiscriminately for both 's' and soft 'c', the doubling tehta under
      >silme could be used. The problem here is that 'sc' occurs intially much
      >of the time, and a double initial vowel strikes me as odd. It reminds me
      >too much of the Grelvish word 'lle'. The other alternative is to use the
      >'sc' ligature of silme / aha from the Edwin Lowdham manuscripts, but I'd
      >prefer not to drag a peculiarly Anglo-Saxon ligature into modern
      >English. Silme followed by silme nuquerna is the best I can suggest.
      >
      >Cuio mae, Danny.

      I sometimes use Quesse with a double dot below for _c_ = /s/
      and Harma with a double dot below for _sc_ = /s/.

      /BP 8^)
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