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Re: USAGE: Thorn vs Eth

From:Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>
Date:Thursday, July 11, 2002, 12:26

> > 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.
Welsh. Hmmm.... Arabic, no? Pavel -- Pavel Iosad 'I am a philologist, and thus a misunderstood man' --JRR Tolkien, _The Notion Club Papers_