"Essiness, Ishiness, Veeiness, Aitchiness & /X/"
|From:||Jonathan Knibb <jonathan_knibb@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 11, 2002, 1:56|
Clint Jackson Baker wrote:
>>>I always wondered what /X/ was. Thanks! I've been
sitting here saying it--what a cool sound, like a
contented kitten. [...]
I think you may be the first person to describe any national characteristic
of the Germans as 'like a contented kitten'...
(Das [X] habe ich doX sehr gern. :) )
ObConlang: I might even consider putting it in as an allophone of /x/
'O dear white children casual as birds,
Playing among the ruined languages...'
W. H. Auden, 'Hymn to St. Cecilia'