Re: USAGE: OE pt was Re: USAGE:Yet another few questions about Welsh.
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 14, 2004, 9:08|
On Wed, 14 Jul 2004 07:59:08 +0100, Ray Brown <ray.brown@...> wrote:
> Only the Icelanders AFAIK now use eth and thorn.
Faroese(sp?) uses eth, though not thorn. (Apparently, it's not a
separate phoneme, though, and current spelling is at least partly
I don't know any other modern languages besides those two, though,
that use either letter.
(Though there are languages that use d-bar, such as Croatian and
Vietnamese, but that's not edh; the lower-case letter looks different,
for starters, and the phonetic value is different, too.)
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>