Paul Baptist (kaji_sensei) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Russian question

How did the cursive/italic Russian т become something akin to a Latin m? While we're on the subject, I recall my mother usually writing a bar over her cursive т to help keep it distinct from м; is this by any means conventional, or just idiosyncratic on her part?
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