[TUHS] end-S/long-S (was: Re: GNU eqn clarifications and reforms)

Angelo Papenhoff aap at papnet.eu
Sat Jun 17 04:19:58 AEST 2023

On 16/06/23, Steve Nickolas wrote:
> I've seen ß used in some copies of the Geneva Bible with exactly the 
> modern German sense, as a ligature of long s and normal s.

There are two origins of this character. One ſs and one ſʒ.
You can see it here:
1 and 2 are ſs, 3 and 4 are ſʒ

Now it gets even more off-topic (sorry):

My personal favourite (and the one I've adopted in my handwriting) is
the one used in Berlin street signs, obviously ſʒ:
Interestingly I've noticed the Bonn street signs look rather similar, maybe
it's a thing capitals do.


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