ANUARIO DEL SEMINARIO DE FILOLOGIA VASCA "JULIO DE URQUIJO" International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philology XXX-2 1996 GIPDZKOAKO FORD ALDUNDIA DIPUTACI6N FORAL DE GIPUZKOA DONOSTIA SAN SEBASTIAN ASjU

Anuakio Del, Seminario De, Filologfa Vasca, Julio De Urquijo, Patri Urkizu, J On Kortazar, J Oseba, Andoni Lakarra, Ibon Sarasola, Xarles Videgain, Francisco Oroz, Arizcuren (+7 others)
unpublished
The first part of this study (I) deals with Latin's initial If! sound weakening to (h) and its subsequent loss in the language's initial stages. We assess the various explanations which have been proposed for this aspiration: a Latin dialectal feature, an internal evolution of the phonological system, a product ofthe Iberian-Basque substratum, and its relationship with Old Basque aspiration. Additionally, we analyse the first documentary evidence in the various Hispanic dialects from the IX to
more » ... cts from the IX to the XII century, bearing in mind that this phenomenon originally appeared in an area with close geographical links to Basque. With regard to spelling correspondences as evidence ofan ongoing phonetic change, we make a some general comments on the uses of writing which might reflect characteristics of speech, taking into account the special relationship between oral and written language in the medieval period. La aspiraci6n de laf-inicial. Entre la oralidad y la escritura (1) Para el estado de la cuesti6n, ef. K. Baldinger, La formacion de los dominios lingufsticos en Peninsula
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