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Combining character

Index Combining character

In digital typography, combining characters are characters that are intended to modify other characters. [1]

24 relations: Alveolar consonant, ANSEL, Character (computing), Combining Grapheme Joiner, Dead key, Denasalization, Dental consonant, Desktop publishing, Diacritic, Diaeresis (diacritic), Early New High German, International Phonetic Alphabet, Labiodental consonant, Manner of articulation, New High German, OpenType, PDF, Precomposed character, Spacing Modifier Letters, Speech disorder, Unicode, Unicode equivalence, VISCII, Windows-1258.

Alveolar consonant

Alveolar consonants are articulated with the tongue against or close to the superior alveolar ridge, which is called that because it contains the alveoli (the sockets) of the superior teeth.

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ANSEL, the American National Standard for Extended Latin Alphabet Coded Character Set for Bibliographic Use, was a character set used in text encoding.

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Character (computing)

In computer and machine-based telecommunications terminology, a character is a unit of information that roughly corresponds to a grapheme, grapheme-like unit, or symbol, such as in an alphabet or syllabary in the written form of a natural language.

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Combining Grapheme Joiner

The combining grapheme joiner (CGJ), is a Unicode character that has no visible glyph and is "default ignorable" by applications.

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Dead key

A dead key is a special kind of a modifier key on a mechanical typewriter, or computer keyboard, that is typically used to attach a specific diacritic to a base letter.

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In phonetics, denasalization is the loss of nasal airflow in a nasal sound, such as a nasal consonant or a nasal vowel.

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Dental consonant

A dental consonant is a consonant articulated with the tongue against the upper teeth, such as,,, and in some languages.

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Desktop publishing

Desktop publishing (abbreviated DTP) is the creation of documents using page layout skills on a personal computer primarily for print.

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A diacritic – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, diacritical sign, or an accent – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph.

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Diaeresis (diacritic)

The diaeresis (plural: diaereses), also spelled diæresis or dieresis and also known as the tréma (also: trema) or the umlaut, is a diacritical mark that consists of two dots placed over a letter, usually a vowel.

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Early New High German

Early New High German (ENHG) is a term for the period in the history of the German language, generally defined, following Wilhelm Scherer, as the period 1350 to 1650.

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International Phonetic Alphabet

The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet.

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Labiodental consonant

In phonetics, labiodentals are consonants articulated with the lower lip and the upper teeth.

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Manner of articulation

In articulatory phonetics, the manner of articulation is the configuration and interaction of the articulators (speech organs such as the tongue, lips, and palate) when making a speech sound.

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New High German

New High German (NHG) is the term used for the most recent period in the history of the German language.

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OpenType is a format for scalable computer fonts.

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The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Precomposed character

A precomposed character (alternatively composite character or decomposable character) is a Unicode entity that can also be defined as a sequence of one or more other characters.

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Spacing Modifier Letters

Spacing Modifier Letters is a Unicode block containing characters for the IPA, UPA, and other phonetic transcriptions.

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Speech disorder

Speech disorders or speech impediments are a type of communication disorder where 'normal' speech is disrupted.

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Unicode is a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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Unicode equivalence

Unicode equivalence is the specification by the Unicode character encoding standard that some sequences of code points represent essentially the same character.

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VISCII is a character encoding for using the Vietnamese language with computers.

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Windows-1258 is a code page used in Microsoft Windows to represent Vietnamese texts.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Combining_character

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