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At 11:30 am +0100 6/11/99, Raymond Brown wrote:
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>Scots Gaelic, where "slender" (i.e. palatalized) /t/ has become [tS], cf.
>'cat' [cat] "cat"  ~ 'cait' [catS] "cats".

Ooops!!   :=(

That should, of course, be:
'cat' [kat] "cat"  ~ 'cait' [katS] "cats".

Apologies,
Ray.

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