Ancient Greek apostrophe marking elision
Richard Wordingham via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Sun Jan 27 12:19:52 CST 2019
On Sun, 27 Jan 2019 16:11:12 +0000
Michael Everson via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> Yes, yes. It doesn’t matter. The discussion applies to both the two
> quotation marks and the two modifier letters.
Actually, there is a difference. As the ʻokina doesnʹt occur at the
end of a word in Hawaiian, one only strictly needs a contrast at the
beginning of a word - unless Hawaiian makes significant use of the
apostrophe for abbreviation. Unfortunately, U+02BB is worse than
U+02BC from this perspective.
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