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Grimm's Law

From:Christopher B Wright <faceloran@...>
Date:Saturday, April 13, 2002, 13:38
Okay, Grimm's Law says that these sound changes took place from
Proto-Germanic to Old High German:
p_0 > f
t_0 > d
k_0 > h
b_0 > p
d_0 > t
g_0 > kh

What distinction besides voice did Grimm have for these consonant pairs?
That is, how did p_0 differ from b_0?

The all-too-curious
Chris Wright