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
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
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