These Nuer characters need to use the U+0331 COMBINING MACRON BELOW and U+0308 COMBINING DIAERESIS diacritics.
In the case of two letters it is necessary to use a base character followed by a combining macron below and then a combining diaeresis.
On the one hand, in the initial diaeresis
the Stranger assigns political science to the gnostic arts, those which are "stripped of actions and furnish only cognition," rather than to the practical (258d5-6).(22) And it is repeatedly claimed that ruling requires science alone, all other qualifications being unimportant.
It may have taken Cicero some time to realize the advantages of a first foot dactyl or of avoiding a fifth foot diaeresis
; it may have taken time to develop the skill necessary to achieve the effects he desired.
As mentioned above, the role of mathematical ideas in Timaeus, of diaeresis
in the late dialogues, and of geometry in the curriculum of the Academy, as well as Aristotle's testimony, make this assumption prima facie plausible.
It is extended for the letter n, denoted by 'n, and for the diaeresis
u, denoted by :u.
Third, although weaving is no doubt a slighter thing than cosmology, I fail to see that it satisfies the ostensible need to practice on a simple example before proceeding with the diaeresis
. The oddness of the example is precisely that the analogy is clear in general but obscure and confused in most of its particulars.
First, a point of terminology: following common practice I use the terms diaeresis
(dieresi) and dialefe to stand for all syllable divisions between adjacent vowels, respectively within and across word boundaries; conversely I use their opposites, synaeresis (sineresi) and sinalefe ('synaloepha' exists in English, but is not much used), to stand for all cases where two or more adjacent vowels are counted as a single syllable.
208); six with the first element before a strong caesura in the third foot and the second element after the bucolic diaeresis
(= type 1a; cf.
after the fourth foot in a dactylic hexameter, especially common in pastoral poetry, is called a bucolic diaeresis
or bucolic caesura.
The galliambic meter is scanned as U U U - | UU - - || U U - U | U U - , with a diaeresis
after the second foot.
Also, the different parts that make up an asynarteton, a verse made up of two or more metrical units that follow each other without a pause, but are separated by diaeresis
, the demanded or recommended ending of a word between two metra or feet.