> --- In cybalist@..., alexmoeller@... wrote:and
> > I have in romanian "bine"= good.
> > But I have in sub dialect of romanians the same word whichi is
> > pronounced "ghini"
> > And here I wonder. I should understud if tehre should have
> > been a "vini" a "pini" a labial one .
> > But ghi? How can be such kinds of divagations explained in the
> > same language at all?
> This change, particularly in voiceless consonants, has already been
> described in http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cybalist/message/15344
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cybalist/message/15380 . Indeed theis
> latter describes it as a reversal of the change kw > p, though that
> not strictly true.That's what I'd call a shibboleth-induced retrograde development. ;-)