[Spellyans] bys/bes words

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Wed Jul 16 12:00:17 IST 2008


German is not losing <ß>. It is written in Standard German in Germany and
Austria. In Switzerland Standard German is written with <ss> for <ß>. This
was the common practice even before the recent orthography reform.
Dan

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From: A. J. Trim
Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 10:50 PM
”By the way, and I don't know whether this is related but I heard that
France has considered reducing use of the circumflex, Germany is losing
its double-s <ss> (ß), and Scottish Gaelic appears to be losing its acute
accents.
Regards,
Andrew J. Trim”






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