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Re: USAGE: Thorn vs Eth

From:Elliott Lash <al260@...>
Date:Thursday, July 11, 2002, 16:51

> > BTW, back to the letters thorn and edh, it bears pointing out that > although Faroese uses the letter edh (the only language other than > Icelandic, AFAIK, to do so) it is there for etymological purposes only; > it is silent in pronunciation, the sounds /T/ and /D/ > having been > completely lost. > > Thomas
Does Croatian count for another language that uses Eth? It's pronounced /dZ/ of course, but the letter certainly looks Eth-like. Elliott Lash


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