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At 12:00 2001-09-13 -0400, Roger Mills wrote:

>There's also German _luft_ vs. Dutch _lucht_, though IIRC that's unique;
>probably ultimately a dialect form.
>
>Another:  Germ. Stiftung, Du. stichting; unclear exactly what the base forms
>are.

IIRC /ft/ > /xt/ is regular in Dutch and northern German (Platt) dialects.



/BP 8^)>
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