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Google Doodle Celebrates Letter Ñ on Spanish Language Day

The letter Ñ was created in the 12th century by Spanish scribes who came up with a way to save time and parchment when hand-copying Latin manuscripts.They decided to shorten words with double letters, combining the two letters into one with a tiny "n" on top to signify the change—this tiny n symbol is now known as a "virgulilla" or tilde.

msn.com ,  2m 0
Google Doodle Celebrates Letter Ñ on Spanish Language Day

Google doodle celebrates ñ: Why one letter is so significant

The artwork marks ‘Spanish Language Day’ Beyond just piñata or piña colada, the letter ñ is entrenched with the history of the Spanish languages across the globe.On Thursday 23 April, the Google doodle celebrates the origins and influences of the letter that looks like another but sounds like no other.

independent.co.uk ,  2m 0
Google doodle celebrates ñ: Why one letter is so significant