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Edited by Tom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthur and Lise Fontaine

in The Oxford Companion to the English Language

Second edition

Published in print May 2018 | ISBN: 9780199661282
Published online May 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191744389

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The letter ʒ, a loosely written form of the letter g in Old English script. In Middle English, it became a distinct letter, having the values /j/ initially and medially, as in ...

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Subjects: History of English

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