for example in words such as
seruus and uulgus we feel the lack of the Aeolic
digamma; there is also a sound intermediate between
[p. 67]u and i, for we do not pronounce optimum as we do opimum, while in here the sound is neither exactly e or i.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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