Apart from other evidence, the use of B with the value of v, of H as well as I with the value of i, of 43 with the value of f, and X with that of the Scotch ch, would be proof that the alphabet was not borrowed till long after the Greek classical period, for not till later did 0, 4,, x become spirants and n become identified with L.
Voiceless spirants: if or ph (= Eng.
Voiced spirants: Eng.
The sounds of t and d are more dental than in English, though they vary; the voiced spirants are very soft; the voiceless nasals are aspirated, thus is similar to Eng.
K, t, p before a consonant are changed into the spirants kh Sanskrit.
Baluch, the language of Baluchistan, also very closely akin to New Persian, but especially distinguished from it in that all the old spirants arc changed into explosives, e.g.