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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 ツァ 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/. -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42