IJ with accent

Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Thu Sep 29 11:02:29 CDT 2016

Kent Karlsson wrote:

>> I've never seen an ij with an accent. You can safely assume it's
>> never needed.
> See
> https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accenttekens_in_de_Nederlandse_spelling#Klemtoonteken

I note with amusement that this Wikipedia page, presumably written and
edited by Dutch speakers who we often hear insist on the precomposed
letters, contains more than 30 instances of IJ or ij (the separate Basic
Latin letters) and zero instances of IJ or ij.

íj́, as others have observed, is trivially simple.
Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | ewellic.org

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