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>From: Frank George Valoczy <[log in to unmask]>
> > Or you could have /r/ as an/the allophone of /t/ in weakening contexts.
>I
> > for one don't care much for [D] or [G] -- noting that Finnish dialects
> > mostly turned [D] into /r/ [r] and [G] into zero.
>
>Well, not really. [D] in very many cases has become [v], eg. /katu/, road,
>stem in Old Finnish /kaDu/, in modern, /kavu/. etc.
>
>---ferko

Either I got very, very confused with transcription, or it is /kadu/. It
should be /karu/, /kavu/ or even /kau/ in certain dialects, but I can't
recall hearing anyone use those, so I can't be sure.
Meaning of the word is more like street.

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-M. .

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