Romanian diacritics

I came across this blog post today while trying to figure out how to write the Romanian breve (the symbol ă) in a document, and it was an amusingly angry rant about Romanian orthography. The fact that the Romanian currency even got it wrong is pretty funny. But it seems a bit like a futile battle; things always change and I bet the orthography gets merged eventually. I, for one, miss the ess-zett (ß) in German, but it’s gone the way of the dinosaurs.

That would be a great name for an diacritic mark — a dinosaur. A stegosaurus sitting on top of a U. But how would it be pronounced?

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Romanian diacritics

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s