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Re: Language Naming

From:Hawksinger <hawksinger@...>
Date:Saturday, January 23, 1999, 23:10
BP.Jonsson wrote:

> BTW: I've seen spellings of Nahuatl (? at least Mexican-Americ) words using > Basque-like digraphs {tz} {tx}. Would you know anything about it? >
<tz> is used to indicate the [ts] africate,/c/ in Americanist practice. I haven't seen <tx> in Nahuatl words but I believe it shows up in Totonacan and Mixe-Zoquean lgs (I don't work with either and will be happy to be corrected as necessary). -- Brad Coon (Conlang pgs.) (home pg. et al.) (outdoor and prim.skills) (wine and whisky pgs) Civilize the mind and make savage the body. (Chinese proverb)