A sign/abbreviation for "magister"
Julian Bradfield via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Fri Nov 2 03:54:36 CDT 2018
On 2018-11-02, James Kass via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> Alphabetic script users write things the way they are spelled and spell
> things the way they are written. The abbreviation in question as
> written consists of three recognizable symbols. An "M", a superscript
> "r", and an equal sign (= two lines). It can be printed, handwritten,
That's not true. The squiggle under the r is a squiggle - it is a
matter of interpretation (on which there was some discussion a hundred
messages up-thread or so :) whether it was intended to be = .
Just as it is a matter of interpretation whether the superscript and
squiggle were deeply meaningful to the writer, or whether they were
just a stylistic flourish for Mr.
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