Re: Of Haa/hhet & other matters (was: mu for [N])
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 23, 2005, 12:34|
Quoting "Thomas R. Wier" <trwier@...>:
> From: Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
> > Needless to say, I, as a Swede, disagree; |y| is, as even the
> > IPA accepts, to be used for /y/! This moreover is the original
> > use of the letter.
> Well, that depends on what you mean by "letter", right? I mean,
> the very same form was used originally with the value /u(:)/
> in Greek.
I meant the first use of the letter as a letter of the Latin alphabet. To which
an extent a letter of the Latin script can be considered "the same" as one of
the Greek is, I suppose, a rather philosophical question.