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The following extended Latin letters and diacritic marks are completely unknown to me in the sense that I have never seen them in actual use, and I was hoping to get some advice on preferred designs. Thanks in advance for any help. My immediate goal is to come up with designs that work for Bodoni 72, but most of the questions are rather more general.
U+126 Ħ (H with stroke) often has a horizontal line through the letter, but there are also examples of designs with a double crossbar:
Would it be acceptable to centre the crossbars vertically?
Is a particular design preferred for Maltese? Is this letter used in any other languages?
U+127 ħ (h with stroke) normally has a horizontal stroke (as opposed to a diagonal one), which probably makes sense for consistency with the uppercase.
U+138 ĸ (kra) appears indistinguishable from Cyrillic lowercase k in the Unicode tables, whereas I would have expected it to have the same top-left serif as a Latin k or n, and perhaps a straight rather than curly lower diagonal.
Apparently, this is an obsolete Greenlandic letter. Does anyone know its correct shape?
U+166 Ŧ and U+167 ŧ appear with a horizontal stroke in the Unicode tables, but with a diagonal stroke elsewhere (e.g., ECMA-94):
The main Language using this letter appears to be Northern Saami. Would the following designs with strokes borrowed from Polish L/l be acceptable?
Uppercase Ŋ often has a very thin descender, to match the right vertical of the N. A design based directly on N+J works less well than the standard lowercase n+j design:
Apart from the oversized lowercase approach, what would the best solution be (for a Bodoni)?
The Vietnamese horn interferes with the right serif on uppercase U. Is the preferred solution to have the horn at different heights for U and O (in such a way that it naturally replaces the serif on the U without ending up too close to the centre of the O)?
Are there any designs with the horn below or extending to the right of the serif?
Would the Vietnamese hook diacritic in a Bodoni normally have a top-left ball terminal and curve slightly to the right at the bottom (like a dotless question mark in miniature)?
Examples of well-designed Vietnamese fonts in a Bodoni-like style would be greatly appreciated.