THE CONSONANT "THORN"

/q/

MIDDLE ENGLISH THROUGH PRESENT-DAY ENGLISH

SOURCE: OE /q/ , initially or in the vicinity of voiceless phonemes

Voiceless interdental fricative

The consonant /q/ has been stable from ME through PDE.

CONSONANT
ME /q/
EME /q/
PDE /q/
SPELLING
þ, ð, th, y
th, þ, y
th
EXAMPLE
thorn
thorn
thorn

SOUND