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Re: USAGE: intuitions (Re: ontology of glottalized segments?)

From:Mark P. Line <mark@...>
Date:Friday, August 13, 2004, 3:03
Mark J. Reed said:
> > I have also never had intuitions about "cumquat"s, but I've also never > seen that word spelled that way, either. It's always been "kumquat" IME.
Both spellings are correct. My old AHD has the main entry under "kumquat" to which a variant entry under "cumquat" points. I don't know if there's anything identifiable that conditions the variant. -- Mark