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PHONO: Nasal assimilation (was: An incongruent orthography:

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, April 10, 2002, 16:10
Michael Poxon scripsit:

> Surely all these instances are just assimilation of a nasal to a following > homorganic stop, which explains why the versions with -m don't work;
But they *do* work in Italian; the nasal is forced to be homorganic to the stop no matter what the nasal's nominal place of articulation is. -- John Cowan <jcowan@...> I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_