From: Richard Wordingham
>The 'h', an alternative to a dot above, denotes lenition in Gaelic.
> I recently had the opportunity to visit the Bell Museum in Baddeck,
> here in the province of Nova Scotia in Canada. There it was
> mentioned that Alexander Graham Bell had named his home in Baddeck
> as 'Beinn Bhreagh' which is Gaelic for 'beautiful mountain'. I was
> under the impression that aspirate voiced consonants like 'bh'
> and 'gh' are preserved only in modern Indic languages and have
> disappeared from other modern Indo European languages. If the 'bh'
> and 'gh' in 'Bhreagh' really represent the voiced aspirate sounds,
> then Gaelic too, like Indic languages, has preserved these sounds
> till modern times. That was a surprise to me.
> Do any other modern languages (other than Indic) possess thesevoiced
> aspirate sounds ?Yes. Kelabit (spoken in Sarawak) has voiceless stops, voiced stops