[Spellyans] RLC <h> for <gh>

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Thu Jun 26 16:16:15 IST 2008


At 14:52 +0000 2008-06-26, Jon Mills wrote:

>I have so far been unable to find a minimal contrast pair for 
>Lhuyd's <dh> and <th>. This suggests that in 17th century Cornish, 
>[D] and [T] are allophones, not separate phonemes.

I don't know that that'd be so. Lhuyd will have had interference from 
Welsh which may muddy the waters somewhat.
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