From: Maurice A. O'Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 26 2002 - 14:03:12 EST
At 14:39 26/02/02, Rick Hubbard wrote:
>What is the proper nomenclature for the following sigla?
Part of the free download file for Apparatus Fonts ( see my previous
message ) is a .PDF file which lists the sigla.
I won't go through all the ones mentioned by Rick, but just the first three
>[A] The characters that identify "alternative readings" (i.e., the symbols
>that resemble the upper half of standard brackets, both the "single word"
>and "multiple word" variants)?
= signum word replace
>[B] The sign used to indicate an "insertion" (it resembles a stylized "T").
= signum insertion
>[C] The indicator of "omissions" (either a small circle or small square
The circle = signum word omission
and square = signum omission begin
There is also, for anyone needing the fullest set of such symbols, a font
which can be bought:
LaserGreek in Unicode for Windows - OdysseaU
from the Linguist software site:
Maurice A. O'Sullivan [ Bray, Ireland ]
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