No. Eth is the first sound in 'the' - hard th - and terminal too - I
prounce 'with as hard, not soft.
Soft th is thorn and that's what it is sounds like. Trying to think
of a soft terminal thorn but it's too early - coffee levels too low...
On 01/09/2007, at 8:40 AM, Johann Thorsson wrote:
> These sounds are both still present in my native language and actually
> represented by these letters. The difference is that ð can never
> be the
> first letter (sound) in a word, whereas þ can only be first.
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