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Grapheme clusters, a.k.a.real characters


Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards at gmail.com>:

> On 2017-07-19, Gregory Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
>> Grant Edwards wrote:
>>>    vacuum, continuum, squush, fortuuned
>>
>> Fortuuned? Where did you find that?
>
> It was in the scowl-7.1 wordlist I had laying around:
>
>   http://wordlist.aspell.net/
>
> However, the scowl website now claims not to know about it:
>
>   http://app.aspell.net/lookup?dict=en_US;words=fortuuned

Finnish is well-endowed in that respect:

   suu
   puu
   kuu
   huuli
   tuuli
   uusi
   uuni
   kaipuu
   ...

In a great irony of fate, though, Finnish completely lacks the "w"!


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