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Re: Phonomic & Phonetic writing [was; pseudo welsh etc]

From:Barbara Barrett <barbarabarrett@...>
Date:Friday, August 23, 2002, 7:53
John Cowan wrote:
> > Muke Miked;Tever scripsit: > > Or English [V]/[@], where the first is usually spelled "u" (hut, > mutton..), and the second usualy not spelled "u"... > > But the orthography was designed for a dialect where /V/ and /@/ are > distinct phonemes.
Come again? An orthography *designed* for english! English spelling evovled until the dictionary era and the orthography is still evolving as we speek? So what exactly do you mean here Barbara
> > -- > John Cowan <jcowan@...> > I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, > han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_