A sign/abbreviation for "magister"

arno.schmitt via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Sun Oct 28 03:32:11 CDT 2018

Am 28.10.2018 um 09:13 schrieb Richard Wordingham via Unicode:
> The notation is a quite widespread format for abbreviations.  the
> first letter is normal sized, and the subsequent letter is written in
> some variety of superscript with a squiggle underneath so that it
> doesn't get overlooked.  I have deduced that this is not plain text
> because there is no encoding mechanism for it.  For example, our
> lecturers would frequently use this treatment to abbreviate function
> as 'fn' with the 'n' superscript and supported by a squiggle below
> sitting on the baseline.  The squiggle below has meaning; it marks the
> word as an abbreviation.
> Richard.

Looks to me like  U+2116 № NUMERO SIGN
which perhaps should not have encoded,
since we have both U+004E LATIN CAPITAL LETTER N and


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