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On 2009-10-20 Craig Daniel wrote:
> Not of course only one, so much as of course there is a /pf/.
> As for why no /kx/, the answer is because MHG doesn't have one
> - for some reason it seems to lack the k>kch, b>p, and g>k
> changes in the High German consonant shift. Thus we have MHG
> kint "child" > German kind, Ruiten kit, but which Wikipedia
> tells me corresponds to Bavarian kchind. This implies to me
> that Bavarian diverged from standard German before Ruiten (my
> conlang) did.
> 

The Very High German dialects Allemannic (including Swiss
German)  and Bavarian (including Austrian dialects)
have /kx/ in the right places to this day.

/BP