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Is there a place which cross-references letters in European languages?

A comprehensive list of characters for many European languages, including minority languages, can be found at Michael Everson's website "The alphabets of Europe". You can navigate through ...
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Is there a place which cross-references letters in European languages?

If you restrict yourself to European languages using the Latin alphabet and if you ignore letters that can be graphically* decomposed into a base letter and a diacritical mark (accent, slash, cedilla, ...
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How did the usage of the word "type" to refer to a person come about?

According to Trésor de la langue française informatisé, a meaning developed in the 19th century "Personne remarquable par son originalité, par son comportement typique ou pittoresque." (A ...
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