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Thu Jun 19 04:20:15 MST 2008
here is a link which some pictures of a orginal "Luther 1545 letzte Hand"
perhaps on should use a magnifying glass :-)))
2008/6/19 Manfred Bergmann <bergmannmd at web.de>:
> Am 19.06.2008 um 08:53 schrieb Chris Little:
>> Manfred Bergmann wrote:
>>> 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,
>> 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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