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  • n. Lowercase letter eth, which is related to d and dh.
  • n. voiced dental fricative.

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  • I've seen certain Japanese-speaking students make their Ds like Ð; even more mysterious (in that asking why lent litle clarification). Very confusing to me personally, if not other teachers, in that Ð is a different phoneme in Bosnian

    December 21, 2009

  • An unusual one. Could be. ^^

    December 21, 2009

  • telofy, maybe it was a typð?

    December 21, 2009

  • Ðat's a good point, a.

    December 20, 2009

  • On the back cover of my copy of The Dubliners, Dublin is spelled “Ðublin” once. So far I couldn’t find out why.

    December 20, 2009

  • In Icelandic, thorn is the voiceless sound in 'thorn', 'thin', while eth is the voiced sound in 'this', 'bother'. In Old English, however, they were merely alternatives for the same letter, at the scribe's whim. Whichever was used, it was pronounced voiceless initially and finally, but voiced between vowels.

    July 8, 2008

  • Tho do I.

    Sorry. Couldn't resist. But any idea how its pronunciation differs from the þ? (I always thought the þ was the thorn, but maybe I'm wrong.)

    July 8, 2008

  • The Eth. I love this letter.

    July 8, 2008