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"
> 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://
zompist.com/asia.htm#chukchi ) -- 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?