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Why is Ŭ the only hat-letter [Ĉ, Ĝ, Ĥ, Ĵ, Ŝ, Ŭ] that doesn't use a circumflex?

All of the Esperanto diacritic characters use a circumflex except for Ŭ. Is there a reason that the letter ended up this way. Why isn't it Û instead, to go better with the other diacritic characters?
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Kiu estas la origino de la ĉapelitaj literoj?

Ĉapelitaj literoj ĉ, ĥ, ĵ, ŝ, ŭ estas sagaca rimedo, por ke ĉiu Esperanta sono estu skribita per ununura litero (unu sono, unu litero). Mi rimarkis, ke ĉ kaj ŝ havas la saman prononcon kiel la ĉeĥaj č ...
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Which fonts support Esperanto diacritics?

A lot of the time, even on pleasant-looking, modern websites or images, letters with Esperanto diacritics stand out from the rest due to the font chosen. Which fonts support the ĉapeloj?
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What are the Esperanto pangrams?

I am looking for pangrams to use as sample text when choosing fonts for text in Esperanto. A pangram is a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet, such as "The quick brown fox jumps over ...
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Esperantizing one's name - what's the origin of this tradition?

I've been seeing a lot of Esperantized names, where people adjust their names to Esperanto spelling and even change it more to make it "Esperantized". In many ways, this is great, because names can be ...
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How do I type the Esperanto letters on Android?

Is there a practical and easy way to type ĉ, ĝ and so on on an Android phone?
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How do I type the supersigned Esperanto letters (Mac / iOS)?

What methods or programs are available for typing the characters with accents using Mac OS and iOS? Are there different versions for different Apple products? I have read there is more for Apple than ...
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How do I type the Esperanto letters with accents on Linux?

What methods or programs are available for typing the characters with accents on Linux?
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How do I type the Esperanto letters on Windows?

What methods or programs are available for typing the characters with accents on system Windows and Windows Mobile?
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How did the h-system of typing accented characters come about?

eg. "ch" instead of "ĉ". It's less common than the x-system of typing accented characters, but some Esperanto sites do have it as an option, such as http://bertilow.com/. It seems to introduce ...
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Is it possible to use other symbols as an alternative to accented characters?

On various systems, it is not possible to make accents on some letters like ĉ, ĝ etc… I've noticed workarounds placing x or h after the accentuated letters, even >, i.e: cx gh. Is there an ...