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gweðes (was: Re: Workshops Review from Yitzik the Snakie)

From:Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>
Date:Friday, December 20, 2002, 11:39
On Thu, 19 Dec 2002 20:30:50 -0600 Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
> Robert B Wilson wrote: > > 5 peunag ["] > > 6 swekas ["] > > 10 dekam ["] > > Do you mean that these words are syllabified as peun-ag, swek-as and > dek-am? If so, that's rather odd. Intervocalic consonants are > almost > always syllabified with the following vowel. English is unusual in > that > (at least some dialects) will syllabify IV consonants with the > preceding > vowel is stressed.
well, they are from earlier "peung", "sweks", and "dekm" and i thought it would be more likely that they would be syllabified this way. dekm > de.kam just seems weird to me for some reason.
> > nes pehter ðeskáim en > > [nEs "pEit_h.Er\ "DEs.ka:im En] > > Interesting. {eh} marks [Ei]? What are the rules for aspiration?
h is [h] when initial after a vowel, it changes that vowel: a [a] ah [aE] e [E] eh [Ei] i [i] ih [i:] o [o] oh [oU] u [u] uh [ui] Robert Wilson Yessessë Eru ontanë Menel ar Cemen. Yessessë ëa Quetta ar Quetta né as Eru ar Eru né Quetta.