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Mats Dahlgren <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 22:26:18 +0100
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I have followed this discussion with great interest, thanks to all
participants!  One feature which no "word processor" I have seen so far
can handle correctly is the Swedish hyphenation of some compund words.
I'd love to see this made possible in LaTeX(3).

The thing is that - in Swedish - compuond words in which the first part
ends in a double consonant when a word by itself and the second part
starts with the same letter get this letter in triplicate when
hyphenated.  Example:  "tillaga" (make (food)) is hyphenated "till-laga"
since it is made from the words "till" (to) and "laga" (make, prepare
(repair)).  Other examples are 'missa"mja' -> 'miss-sa"mja'
(dissension), "kalluft" -> "kall-luft" (cold air), and "uppassare" ->
"upp-passare" (~servant).

Correct hyphenation of such words are on my "wish-list" for LaTeX3. :-)

         mats d.

mats dahlgren
Stockholm, Sweden                       "But I don't know
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