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Re: Question about word-initial velar nasal

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Friday, November 5, 2004, 8:42
On Fri, 5 Nov 2004 07:21:06 +0000, Ray Brown <ray.brown@...> wrote:
> > > Philip Newton wrote at 2004-11-04 07:00:02 (+0100) > >> (Strangely enough, it also finds a number of sentences containing > >> e-dot, which I had only known from Lithuanian -- I only know > >> e-umlaut for Albanian. > >> > >> Maybe a dialect compromise meaning "some > >> dialects pronounce this /ë/, others /e/"? > > I was not aware of this variation. Does e-single-dot occur in the same > texts as e-double-dot? If not, I would assume that e-single-dot was an > alternative spelling of e-double-dot.
It may be a Google or charset artefact; when I opened one such hit, the text had e-double-dot. The e-single-dot was only in the Google summary/excerpt. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> Watch the Reply-To!