CTL2 Appendix - List of National-specific Characters

    Several functions, e.g. editDistance (string, string, integer, string, integer) need to operate with special national characters. These are important especially when sorting items with a defined comparison strength.

    The list below shows first the locale and then the list of its national-specific derivatives for each letter. These may be treated either as equal or different characters depending on the comparison strength you define.

    Table 68.4. National Characters

    LocaleNational Characters
    CA - Catalan
    CZ - Czech
    DA - Danish and Norwegian
    DE - German
    ES - Spanish
    ET - Estonian
    FI - Finnish
    FR - French
    HR - Croatian
    HU - Hungarian
    IS - Icelandic
    IT - Italian
    LV - Latvian
    PL - Polish
    PT - Portuguese
    RO - Romanian
    RU - Russian
    SK - Slovak
    SL - Slovenian
    SQ - Albanian
    SV - Swedish