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On Thu, 14 Oct 2004 20:25:23 +0200, Philippe Caquant <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> --- Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]> skrev:
>> Quoting "Adrian Morgan (aka Flesh-eating Dragon)"
>> <[log in to unmask]>:
>>
>> > Alternatively, I could do away with /h/ (but how
>> many natural
>> > languages don't have /h/ ?)
>>
>> French, Greek and Russian come to mind; they don't
>> have [h] at all.
>
>I'm not so sure for French. I'm thinking for ex about
>interjections, like: hé! ho ! hep ! Perhaps the h is
>not strong, but it seems to exist, at least for some
>speakers.

It's not unusual that there are sounds in interjections that aren't found in
the sound system of the language.

gry@s:
j. 'mach' wust