Re: Scots dialects with wh > f alive and kicking
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 2, 2004, 8:27|
And that same sound shift has taken place in Polynesian languages. In NZ
Maori "whetu" is pronounced "fetu". I've seen too many ignorant idiots'
letters-to-the-editor castigate the "ignorant" Maori for a prounciation
that's just a standard sound shift.
On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 02:20, John Cowan wrote:
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