[sword-devel] Luther1545

Manfred Bergmann bergmannmd at web.de
Thu Jun 19 00:24:25 MST 2008

Am 19.06.2008 um 08:53 schrieb Chris Little:

> Manfred Bergmann wrote:
>>> http://www.bible-researcher.com/luthercomma.jpg
>> I would say even in this ancient german the u is a "u" and not a "v"
>> be it at the beginning of a word or within.
> Compare line 1, word 4, und <vnd> with line 5, word 10, vor <vor>. The
> same character <v> appears at the beginning of both.

Yes, I meant only the "u"s that are displayed like "v"s but actualy  
are "u"s.

> 'u' as <u> appears in line 1, word 5, <blut>, line 1, word 12,  
> <zeuget>,
> etc. I didn't spot any medial examples of <v>.

Of course the "u"s within a word are "u"s.

> The only examples of the capital, <V> are found in the word Und <Vnd>
> (line 1, word 6 and elsewhere).

I think none of the default fonts can display these letters and using  
"v"s instead is wrong.


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