Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

Latin <h>

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Saturday, January 10, 2004, 23:00
Did <h> become silent in Late Latin before it splintered into the
Romance languages, or did that development happen independently in
them later?  I know that it's silent (apart from its use in digraphs)
in modern French, Spanish, and Italian, and I think in Portuguese . . .



Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>