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Re: USAGE: Thorn vs Eth

From:tim talpas <tim@...>
Date:Thursday, July 11, 2002, 2:51
# Kendra wrote:
# > I'm curious as to how many natural languages have th and dh, as I heard that
# > not many do. Anyone? :)
# Modern Greek for one.  Castilian Spanish has /T/ and [D] as an allophone
# of /d/.  Icelandic has /T/ and /D/.  I can't think of any others
# off-head.  Those are fairly rare.

Albanian. And my very limited experience with it tells me that /T/ and /D/
aren't as marginal as in say, english, or icelandic.