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Estonian (Southern)

(Estonia; Uralic, Balto-Finnic)

Summary:
Diachronic
A sonorant plus 'h' sequence in Finnish appears as an 'h' plus sonorant sequence in Southern Estonian.
Examples:
Finnish Southern Estonian Gloss
ja'uhan jahvan 'I grind'
ka'rhu kahr 'bear'
va'nha vahn 'old'
Conditions:
No information currently available.
Motivation:
No information currently available.
Related Information:
No information currently available.
Symbols:
V' = stressed vowel

Last Updated: 6/20/2007
References:
eliabeth hume's home page | OSU Linguistics home page