Re: Doubly-Articulated Indo-Europeans with Emphasis
|From:||Eric Christopherson <raccoon@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 22, 1999, 17:59|
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From: Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
To: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 1999 9:10 PM
Subject: Doubly-Articulated Indo-Europeans with Emphasis
> i don't remember when it was, sometime when i was emailless, but i got
> this idea:
> a phonetic change from PIE /k<w>/ and /g<w>/ into a doubly articulated
> /kp/ and /gb/ in a descendent language. And from there even to a
> Semitic-style emphaticized (pharyngealized) /p<A>/ and /b<A>/.
> Does that strike anyone as im/plausible?
I don't think so... I've had the same idea about double articulation, but I
can't seem to pronounce those sounds myself :)