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I am of the opinion that this was the /j/, lost early enough to mean that the Ogham letter could not be understood by later authors. I suggest that it is a straight loan from (ultimately) Greek iota, so something like /joːta/ then with the usual later development /oː/ > /uə/. This would fit in nicely with the rest of the system. Does anyone know if this has been mentioned before? CecilWard (talk) 04:10, 18 May 2017 (UTC)