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Medial q is usually written (chi), representing the fricative pronunciation: Ealuin and similar.

Instead of the former there is a g with “fricative” pronunciation, and as in High German the th has passed over into d.

Spirant, spī′rant, n. a consonant which is fricative or continuable—opp.

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