Re: CHAT: F.L.O.E.S.
|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 4, 2004, 4:32|
Herman Miller wrote:
> Why not "tsa"?
For the same reason I write _tya_ instead of _cha_.
> Even though ãã¡ does look like "tsu" + small "a", I
> don't expect there'd be a /w/ sound in it
No, but neither does _tya/cha_ have a [j] in it. Since [ts] is an
allophone of /t/ before /u/ (well, technically /M/), it makes sense to
analyze [tsa] as being phonemically /twa/.
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