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I have serious doubts about that Latin bit -- Greek and Arabic, e.g., have some letters with parts that descend below the line. Do those fit the definition of "decender"? If so, the article should be changed. If not, then perhaps the article could state why. I'm not the typographer, though. --Kbh3rd 03:16, 27 Oct 2004 (UTC)

The Cyrillic and Greek alphabets certainly contain letters with descenders. I have removed "in a Latin alphabet". —Coroboy (talk) 03:16, 29 January 2011 (UTC)

Underline and Descender[edit]

How is underlined text with descenders typographically handled best?--Hhielscher 15:55, 20 July 2006 (UTC)


This really needs to be converted into a disambiguation page.

Galt57 (talk) 18:47, 5 February 2010 (UTC)

Typeface without descenders[edit]

Aren't there typewriter fonts that do not have descenders?-- (talk) 19:01, 4 July 2012 (UTC)