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Re: i just started working on an IAL

From:Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 15, 2003, 23:28
On Tue, 15 Apr 2003 17:54:11 -0500 Danny Wier <dawier@...>
> > there is no g because if i followed the same pattern as with p/b > and t/d, > > it would be [G], which i think is a very ugly sound. i guess i > could > > have something like that, though (hmm... sort of like like the > <gh> in > > english 'night'?)... > > Oh exactly. A silent letter. Of course that's not a good idea for an > IAL...
i was thinking it was sort of interesting that the <gh> in 'night' "lengthens" the <i> (compare 'nit'...)... how common is this sort of thing? -- Robert Wilson (aka kuvazokad, eltirno, edeí...) vkky vnkynvj vknyknj ykkv knvy? karkalone kontoko? kinsi rorotan kinsa nadas? baitta ke farzaiyai? qxracc pqqattiircx iia kxqqhwiiallccre? spreken þu viserdya? pake biru ka pa rede?