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2009/6/4 R A Brown <[log in to unmask]>


>
> It used to be (and probably still is in many cases) normal in French to
> follow the same practice when things were written in all-caps. But I have
> noticed sometimes accents appearing on French all-caps. I don't know if the
> acute now tends to stay on all-caps in modern Greek since they adopted the
> monotonic spelling but as that spelling doesn't mark breathings the question
> of upsilon, whether small or capital, with psili doesn't arise.
>
>
Modern Greek accented  capital letters take on an apostrophe-like diacritic
to their left, e.g. Ά, Έ, Ί, Ύ, Ό.

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