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Re: Some conlang questions

From:Peter Clark <peter-clark@...>
Date:Friday, December 27, 2002, 22:32
On Friday 27 December 2002 02:54 pm, Pavel Iosad wrote:
> They do have two, and that's a fact. The vowels are /a/ and /@/, and the > rules for the schwa's appearance are *not* automatic. Another supposed > language with one vowel is Aranta, a language of Australia, bt I can't > check that one. Abkhaz and Adygh *definitely* have two.
Ok--do you have a source for this? I ask because it seems to be quite an argument as to whether they are allophones or not. More info would be appreciated and educational. :Peter


Danny Wier <dawier@...>