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Re: debt, doubt, island, sword and dielects.

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Friday, December 10, 1999, 20:30
On Thu, 9 Dec 1999 21:10:17 -0500 i wrote:
> There's also at least another dialect, where [B] has merged with /v/ > and [P] has merged with /f/, but i don't know that much about it > yet. It might be the same dialect, or another, which reduces the > vowels to the five cardinals. There's also a dialect that doesn't > distinguish the emphatics (pharyngealized) {x z} from their > non-emphatic counterparts /t s/, which could be the same dialect, > sometimes stigmatized as being "lazy".
. Ooops...forgot about also {q}, emphatic counterpart of /k/.
> -Stephen (Steg) > "Eze-guvdhab wa'hrikh-a tze, / "zhoutzii wa'esh," i eze-mwe."
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