Re: Kejeb root structure
|From:||Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 6:31|
Larry Sulky skrev:
Yes, actually *two* phonemes that don't exist in Kejeb
_e_ /i\/ and _j_ /dz\/. The reason is that _Kejeb_ is
a *Sohlob* word meaning "ancient language". The form
in Kejeb itself would have been _Kikyapa_. Apply
palatalization, intervocalic voicing, umlaut i > e,
loss of final vowel and vowel harmony to that and
you arrive at _Kejeb_! :-)
Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se
"Maybe" is a strange word. When mum or dad says it
it means "yes", but when my big brothers say it it
(Philip Jonsson jr, age 7)
> On 3/20/06, Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...> wrote:
>>I have written a description of Kejeb root structure at'
>>Does it make sense to you or is it outright arcane,
>>or something inbetween?
> Not arcane at all; quite straightforward, actually. One odd note: the
> name "Kejeb" contains a phoneme that doesn't exist in it. Yes?