Old Saxon/Sound Changes

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Introduction[edit]

As Old Saxon is an historical language, it had a early stage, middle stage and later stage of its sounds. In this page, we will go over the various sound changes.

From Proto-Germanic to Old Saxon[edit]

This is table is based off of Joseph Wright's Old English Grammar, p. 28

Proto-Germanic Old Saxon
a a
e e
i i
o o
u u
ā ā
ǣ ā
ē ē
ī ī
ō ō
ū ū
ai ē
au ō
eu eo, io
iu iu