A sign/abbreviation for "magister"

Michael Everson via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Fri Nov 2 08:44:25 CDT 2018

I write my 7’s and Z’s with a horizontal line through them. Ƶ is encoded not for this purpose, but because Z and Ƶ are distinct in orthographies for varieties of Tatar, Chechen, Karelian, and Mongolian. This is a contemporary writing convention but it does not argue for a new SEVEN WITH STROKE character or that I should use Ƶ rather than Z when I write *Ƶanƶibar.

Michael Everson

> On 2 Nov 2018, at 09:48, James Kass via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> A third possibility is that the double-underlined superscript was a writing/spelling convention of the time for writing/spelling abbreviations.

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