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Re: OT: English and front rounded vowels

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Monday, December 10, 2007, 12:42
While on the topic of English differences from common Germanic themes, where
the heck does "yes" come from?  I assume it's cognate with "ja", but whence
the -s?  The only place I've seen a similar form is Esperanto, which of
course doesn't count since it was taken from English...


T. A. McLeay <conlang@...>