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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. Andreas