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Illegal vowel combinations

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Monday, August 6, 2001, 3:26
From: "Yoon Ha Lee" <yl112@...>
> > Wait a minute. Now I'm confused. Have you changed > > the pronunciation of Czevraqis? I thought {u} was > > [M] (which I liked *so* much) and {q} was [?]. > > <rueful look> If [M] is the "upside down m" (rendered in > Kirschenbaum as [u-]?) I liked it too, but there was something in my > abortive attempt at taking a phonology/phonetics intro class that > suggested the [M] was asymmetric and it *should* be [u]. Then again, > I stole it off Japanese...I did want to keep it. <sigh> Do you > think the linguistics/phonology police might catch me if I changed it > back...?
Certainly not a problem. Not every language in the world must have Spanish vowels. Different arrangements give a lang personality. ;p *Muke!


Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>