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Tristan wrote:

> Is there *really* a /h/ there? That sounds
> incredibly odd. Anyone know
> of any natlangs that've done that?

Is this really an /h/ that has appeared out of nowhere, or is it preaspiration (which seems more likely)?

I know of at least one Swedish dialect that has developed
preaspiration of stops (the Gräsö dialect).

Regarding the *cluster* /h/ + stop, that's not unusual at all. Algonquian has them, as does my conlang Piata :), and Finnish has them, or are they pronounced [x]?

Daniel Andreasson