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

Dave Brueck dave at pythonapocrypha.com
Fri Feb 28 02:02:41 CET 2003


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)/arch280D92BF40D7F966C1256B1E004128EE/$FILE/abecedario.htm





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