Marco Cimarosti wrote:

> (In a few cases, howevwer, hiraganas and katakanas are indeed slightly
> different shapes of each other; e.g.: ã‚|=ã*Ý, エ=ã*ˆ, カ=ã*Ð, ゖ=ã**, ã‚3=ã*“, セ=ã*ð, ãƒÐ=ã*«,
> ヘ=ã*¸, モ=も, ヤ=や, リ=ã‚S.)

In several cases, shapes that look totally different are actually
developed out of the same character!
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...