Re: Latin x in 're:x'
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Monday, May 22, 2006, 21:51|
R A Brown <ray@...> writes:
> Henrik Theiling wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Is it known whether _x_ in Latin _re:x_ was voiceless /ks/ or voiced
> > /gz/? Since the stem is in -/g/, I'm not sure.
> The evidence clearly points to _x_ always being [ks]. Likewise /b/ + /s/
> was pronounced [ps] - whether one should write these _phonemically_ as
> /gs/ and /bs/ is another matter. But /gz/ is certainly incorrect.
I should have used , yes. Good you understood me anyway. :-)