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Indo-European Linguistics

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Query Details

Query Subject:   Word-initial [h]
Author:   Daniel Sokol
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Historical Linguistics

Query:   Just read the phrase ' historical survey'. Phonetically, the
determiner is pronounced with a schwa but why is it written 'an'? In
other words, what determines whether word-initial [h] is to be treated
as a vowel or consonant?
LL Issue: 10.1056
Date posted: 10-Jul-1999


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