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... A standardized system is used for transliterating Gothic words into the Latin script ... The system mirrors the conventions of the native alphabet, for example writing long /iː/ as ei ... Sound Normal environment of occurrence (in native words) Paradigmatically alternating sound, in other environments Proto-Germanic origin a a /a/ Everywhere -- /a/ ā /aː/ Before /h ...
... nähdä (to see) and tehdä (to do), or in non-native words it is actually more of an alveolar tap rather than a true voiced plosive, and the dialectal realization varies widely see main article ... The glottal stop can only appear at word boundaries as a result of certain sandhi phenomena, and it is not indicated in spelling e.g ... appears in native words only in the Southwestern dialects, but is reliably distinguished by Finnish speakers ...
... The spelling ai is found in only a very few native words (e.g ... st, sp At the beginning of the main syllable of a word, these digraphs are pronounced /ʃt, ʃp/ ... v The letter v occurs only in a few native words ...
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