[OT] 2 char letters, was RE: Help me on rules for i18n hangma n game

sismex01 at hebmex.com sismex01 at hebmex.com
Fri Feb 28 00:47:53 CET 2003


> From: Dave Brueck [mailto:dave at pythonapocrypha.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 7:03 PM
> 
> On Thu, 27 Feb 2003 sismex01 at hebmex.com wrote:
> 
> > > > I'd just like to draw your attention to special case in
> > > > Czech language (I don't know if this also applies to other
> > > > languages): Not only are there various letters with various
> > > > accents but there is also a letter "ch", which looks and is
> > > > written exactly same as "c" and "h" next to each other
> > > > (Czech language also has normal "c" and "h" letters) but it's
> > > > single letter in out alphabet!
> > >
> > > Ditto for Spanish: it has a "letter" ch too.
> > >
> > > -Dave
> > >
> >
> > and "rr"
> > and "ll"
> >
> > Spanish's kinda strange sometimes.
> 
> Yes, I knew about "ll", but "rr"? According to the Real Academia
> Espanola[1] it's not, but maybe they aren't considered the most
> authoritative? Just curious.
> 
> -Dave
> 
> [1] 
> http://www.rae.es/rae/gestores/gespub000005.nsf/(voAnexos)/arc
h280D92BF40D7F966C1256B1E004128EE/$FILE/abecedario.htm


Probably it's been deprecated, it's been a while since I've had
to check el diccionario de la real academia de la lengua española.

Thank goodness, though. :-)

-gustavo





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