LINGUIST List 15.3207

Mon Nov 15 2004

Qs: Shift from [g] to [x] in Dutch

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        1.    Paul Evensen, Shift from [g] to [x] in Dutch

Message 1: Shift from [g] to [x] in Dutch

Date: 12-Nov-2004
From: Paul Evensen <>
Subject: Shift from [g] to [x] in Dutch

I'm very interested in finding information about the development in Dutch
of [x], especially in graphic /-ge-/ and /-gi-/ combinations. I'm
especially interested in finding out whether there was a shift from an
original (Germanic?) [g] pronunciation and whether the shift was caused by
external or foreign influences. Bibliographies or research references are
very, very welcome.
Thank you.
Paul Evensen Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

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