The tilde has been restored in those Spanish words that use it.
Spelled with a tilde, sguat, as are all the other forms before guat.
A doubled 'l' with a tilde across the middle is rendered as 'll'.
In versions of this book that do not support accented letters, Canon (with a tilde over the middle n) is spelled Canyon.
Some vowels were written with an overline—here shown as a tilde—representing a following nasal (m or n).
A letter "p with tilde above" was used twice in OE as an abbreviation for pence; this ebook uses "p" instead.
The tilde is the mark placed over the Spanish letter n, as in Señor.
The spelling Zui with tilde is Spanish; today the word is generally written Zuni.
The spelling Lewis and Clarke was used consistently in the original text, as was Zui with tilde.
They are shown in this e-text as ll (simple l followed by l with tilde overlay).
"~" ASCII character 126.
Common names are: ITU-T: tilde; squiggle; twiddle; not. Rare: approx; wiggle; swung dash; enyay; INTERCAL: sqiggle (sic).
Used as C's prefix bitwise negation operator; and in Unix csh, GNU Emacs, and elsewhere, to stand for the current user's home directory, or, when prefixed to a login name, for the given user's home directory.
The "swung dash" or "approximation" sign is not quite the same as tilde in typeset material but the ASCII tilde serves for both (compare angle brackets).
[Has anyone else heard this called "tidal" (as in wave)?]