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Re: A problem solved?!?

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, February 20, 1999, 5:47
Raymond A. Brown wrote:
> Also one must recall that to the native Spanish "insha'llah" would not > resolve into meaningful morphemes but be treated as a single morpheme and > an unstressed initial vowel might easily be modified by analogy with some > native expressions.
Perhaps influenced by the interjection "O"?, that is, it perhaps was re-analyzed as something lik "O, xala'" -- "It's bad manners to talk about ropes in the house of a man whose father was hanged." - Irish proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-name: NikTailor