From: Rick McCallister
> From: Rick McCallister
> What peaks my curiosity is why words with glottal
> in Scandinavian were borrowed into pre-Finnish with
> Like in which word ?
> I would more readily suspect a velar voiced spirant
> in that case.
> Did Germanic glottal stop come from something else?
> is it normal for glottal stop to be perceived as /k/
> by people whose language lacks glottal stop?
> If you don't have glottal stop in your language
> you don't even *hear* it's there
> Cf. French renditions of Arabic words.
> fi s-sa?a > fissa