Re: Long "k" in North vs West Germanic (was Re: German+Hungarian question)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, September 4, 2005, 1:34|
Quoting Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>:
> On Sat, 03 Sep 2005 15:53:31 -0400, Stephen Mulraney
> <ataltane.conlang@...> wrote:
> > On 9/3/05, Joe <joe@...> wrote:
> >> Well, 'c' is quite rare in German outside the combination 'ch'.
> > And 'ck' :)
> Is this a distinguishing trait between North and West Germanic, that the
> former will have (etymological?) long-k as |kk| and the latter will have
> (etymological?) long-k as |ck|? I have done zero research, but the idea
> just struck me.
Nope. Swedish writes |ck|.