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Re: Whatever happened to Cosseran?

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Sunday, November 12, 2000, 23:28
Barry Garcia wrote:
> Interesting that <gn> was /Nn/, would never have guessed from the > orthography.
Why not? [Nn] simply represents assimilation, /g/ acquiring the nasality of /n/, and Latin had no other way of rendering [N]. -- Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos God gave teeth; God will give bread - Lithuanian proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor