2 edition of Scottish correspondence...including some three hundred letters from 1542/3 to...1560 found in the catalog.
Scottish correspondence...including some three hundred letters from 1542/3 to...1560
Mary Queen, Consort of James V, King of Scotland.
|Statement||edited by A. I. Cameron.|
|Series||Scottish History Society publications -- 10|
|Contributions||Cameron, Annie I.|
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Yogh (ȝogh) is an old letter which may be encountered when looking at some very old documents. It resembles the number 3 or a cursive Z. This represents a "y" sound. Later the yogh was turned into Y. It ended up fossilised as a Z in some words and names. EuroDocs Creator: Richard Hacken, European Studies Librarian, Harold B.
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Three are important for our purposes. The "yogh" looks like a subscripted "3" except with a tail rather than a bottom curl. It was often pronounced like a voiced German "ch" found in "nach". This letter often appears in modern English as "gh" or "y", but I have chosen to use "3" below.
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