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  • phonemic changes (f,v)
  • loss of long consonants
  • initial h > 0
  • ge > y or i
  • apocope of unstressed con.
  • y unrounds
  • new diphthongs

  • quantitative vowel distinction
  • plain adverb
  • alphabet change
  • digraphs (sh, ch, dg, wh, gu)
  • loss of inflection