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