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Re: Other Vulgar Latins?

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2006, 19:42
On 2/21/06, David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...> wrote:
> there probably aren't that many minimal > pairs with [f] and [T] lists: 50 pairs making 38 semantic contrasts fresher thresher freshers threshers leafy Lethe firm therm firms therms first thirst firsts thirsts foal thole foals tholes fie thigh feign thane feigns thanes feoff thief Finn thin fuse thews faugh thaw forth fourth ford thawed faun thorn fauns thorns fought thought forts thoughts fours thaws fro throe froze throes Fred thread fresh thresh fret threat frets threats free three frill thrill frilled thrilled frills thrills fug thug fugs thugs oaf oath beef Beith deaf death half hearth infuse enthuse infused enthused infusing enthusing infuses enthuses caff Cath loaf loath laugh lath roof Ruth sheaf sheath whiff withe whiffs withes (This is for non-rhotic RP, and includes proper nouns. YMMV.) Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>


Keith Gaughan <kmgaughan@...>