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Re: Question about Latin E and Slavic yat'

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, November 1, 2004, 12:39
Jan van Steenbergen scripsit:

> That's true. I don't recall the [French] rules offhand either, but I do know > that it only happens when the syllable is stressed. lists them, and I summarize here: (CL > PWR > OF) a, a: > a > e e, ae > E > ie e:, oe, i > e > ei i: > i > i o > O > uo o:, u > o > ou u > u > y au > au > o -- John Cowan The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land, to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions. --Thomas Henry Huxley