Re: How to write this?
- At 12:49 22.8.2003 +0000, email@example.com wrote:
>I sometimes use Quesse with a double dot below for _c_ = /s/
> > >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.
and Harma with a double dot below for _sc_ = /s/.
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