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Re: Word final /Z/ (was Re: Zetowvu / Ezotwuv (new conlang))

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Friday, February 28, 2003, 1:07
Nik Taylor wrote:

> Tristan wrote: > > It isn't possible and the more nativised they are, > > the more likely they are to become /dZ/ in many dialects > > What's not possible? Having word-final /Z/? But you just gave examples > that do have word-final /Z/. >
[+furrin]-- Not possible in _native_ vocab. There's also _rouge_ with [Z], not yet nativized. Liege, siege, courage et al. nativized to [dZ], which I think is possible-- at least "bridge" is a Germanic word. But all the [Z]'s are French loans