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How did English end up with a voiced "z" at the end of words?

Yes, it exists in other Indo-European languages. For example, in the French word fran├žaise. It also exists in some other Romance languages like Romanian, in Serbo-Croatian and Ukrainian, in Armenian ...
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Measure of difficulty in pronouncing sounds

What an interesting find! Here's the study they're citing, which says specifically: Biomechanical models of the speech apparatus show that labiodentals incur about 30% less muscular effort in the ...
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