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Re: Project 55 (was: I'm back)

From:Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 30, 2006, 2:46
On Aug 29, 2006, at 3:22 PM, Isaac Penzev wrote:

> see Chukchee vowel harmony (TM). I put superscript "a" not as a > part of > spelling, but as a reminder for me that they belong to the "low" > harmonic > type ("dominant" in Chukchee). In contrast to the Ch. VH, in P55 the
Do you actually know some Chukchee? I know almost nothing about it, but for a while I've been fascinated by its numerals (found at http:// ) -- two, three, and four seem to all be ngVrVq, which leads me to wonder what the synchronic and diachronic relations between the forms are. Do you know?


Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>