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I see Britainese dental fricatives have transmogrified into YAEPT.  :-D

Ray

On 04/02/2018 16:31, And Rosta wrote:
> On 4 Feb 2018 12:55, "Alex Fink"  wrote:
>> Then there's funny business on the part of the ModE ordinal suffix, like
> the sometimes observed renderings of _sixth_ as /sɪkst/ with fortition
> 
> I take it to be allomorphy:
> 
> firs-d (fir-s-d, like wor-s-d)
> secon-d
> thir-d
> fif-d
> siks-d
> 
> (Of course you like to see everything diachronically, from the perspective
> of a demiurge, whereas I like to see everything synchronically, from the
> perspective of a language-knower.)
> 
>> or _eighth_ as /eɪθ/ with deletion of the stop.
> 
> For you? How common is that? The t-less stem occurs in most (but not all)
> dialects in eigh-ty and eigh-teen, but I'd not known it can happen in
> eigh-th.
> 
> It's similar to fi-th, sik-th, twel-th.
> 
> --And.
>