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 diff --git a/webfont.txt b/webfont.txtnew file mode 100644index 0000000..591e980--- a/dev/null+++ b/webfont.txt @@ -0,0 +1,604 @@ 1 WEBSTER FONTS 2 ============= 3 4 Fonts for the Webster 1913 Dictionary. 5 For version 0.50 6 Last edit May 5, 2001 7 ______________________________________ 8 (This file contains some extended ASCII characters, and should be 9 transmitted in binary mode) 10 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 12 This file describes a modified font for use in visualizing the 13 text of the 1913 "Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary" (W1913), 14 usable for the DOS operating system of IBM-compatible personal computers. 15 The electronic version of that dictionary and this font were prepared by 16 MICRA, Inc., Plainfield NJ, and are copyrighted (C) 1996 by MICRA, Inc. 17 For details of permissions and restrictions on using these files, see 18 the accompanying file "readme.web". 19 The special characters used in the electronic version of the Webster 20 1913 are required for visualizing unusual characters used in the 21 etymology and pronunciation fields of the dictionary, in a form 22 comparable to the way they appear in the original. Since there are 23 more than 256 characters used in that dictionary, not all can be 24 represented by single-byte codes, and are instead represented by 25 SGML-style "short-form" symbols. (rather than the "entity" format 26 "&xx;" The ampersand is used frequently, and we prefer to leave 27 the "<" as the only "escape" character) of the type ... 71 surrounding the italic text, or by some other tag which also implies 72 italic font. In the pronunciations, however, where italicized vowels 73 are used among non-italic and other special characters to indicate 74 pronunciation, the special codes and <) because of possible typographical differences in some fonts. 120 The schwa is symbolized by \$ > greater than 201 202 200 128 80 , using the following 533 roman-letter equivalents for the Greek letters: 534 Accents: 535 (a) aspirants -- used in front of the letter modified, which is 536 usually in *front* of words beginning in vowels. Of two types: 537 ' (apostrophe) for the left-curving apirant (spiritus lenis) 538 " (double quote) for the right-curving aspirant (spiritus asper) 539 (when the aspirant is on a letter inside a word, it is placed 540 in front of the letter it modifies.) 541 (the left-curving aspirant is also used over rho, which is 542 then usually transliterated "rh". The " in such cases is 543 placed in front of the r (for rho) which it modifies). 544 (b) normal accent (appearing as an acute accent in the original): 545  (left open quote, ASCII ) -- placed after accented vowel 546 (b) grave accent (appearing as an grave accent in the original): 547 ~ (tilde, ASCII ) -- placed after accented vowel. This is 548 rarely seen, as in to~ pa^n at "universe" or 549 ta~ gewrgika (at "Georgic"). 550 (c) curving accent (appearing as a rounded circumflex): 551 ^ (circumflex) -- placed after accented vowel 552 (d) "iota" subscript (ogonek)-- a comma placed after the vowel 553 having the subscript 554 (e) diaeresis: 555 the double dot found occasionally over the iota is 556 represented by a colon immediately after the iota, 557 as the i-diaeresis in Farisai:kos (at "pharisaic"). 558 559 Where a letter has two accents, both are placed *after* the vowel 560 Letters with an aspirant and an accent have the 561 aspirant before the letter, and the accent after it. 562 ------------------------ 563 564 565 The capitalized Greek letters are represented by the capitalized 566 versions of the letters shown here. 567 ----------------------------------------- 568 Greek letter transliteration 569 ------------ --------------- 570 alpha a 571 beta b 572 gamma g 573 delta d 574 epsilon e 575 zeta z 576 eta h 577 theta q (th was used in some earier sections, but was 578 changed due to potential confusion with the 579 tau+eta combination, as in lythrios 580 (at "lyterian") or poihth`s 581 (at "maker") ) 582 iota i 583 kappa k 584 lambda l 585 mu m 586 nu n 587 xi x 588 omicron o 589 pi p 590 rho r 591 sigma s (end form not distinguished here from middle 592 form within words, but when isolated, use