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[OM] Re: OM's in demand?

Subject: [OM] Re: OM's in demand?
From: Andrew Fildes <afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2007 11:44:14 +1000
Instead of Olympuß?
Andrew Fildes
afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx



On 01/09/2007, at 9:24 AM, Johann Thorsson wrote:

>
> Breath would be written "breaþþ", and breathe "breaþ".  However, in
> contemporary Icelandic that þ sound is never found but at the  
> beginning of a
> word, it is thus replaced by ð, as the 'th' in 'the'.
>
> And (to keep this on topic) Olympus would be pronounced 'olympuþ'  
> if your
> front teeth were missing.
>
> J
>
>
>>
>> Of course -
>> Breath (soft) - breathe (hard).
>> Andrew Fildes
>> afildes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
>>
>>
>> On 01/09/2007, at 9:13 AM, Andrew Fildes wrote:
>>
>>> 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...
>>
>>
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