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CONLANG  February 2018, Week 4

CONLANG February 2018, Week 4

Subject:

Re: Britainese /h/, /θ/, and /ð/

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Alex Fink <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:49:49 -0500

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On Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:29:36 +0000, Raymond Brown <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>The shift of [θ] -> [f] is, indeed, widespread in colloqiual British
>speech, as is the shift of [ð] -> [v] when medial or final.  When
>initial [ð] seems either to shift to [d] or fall silent.  

But Britainese will never have word-initial [ð], right?  Lenition of Latin /d/ can't act in initial position, and