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Re: (Warning: DEP) vowel to velar offglide (was Re: Paxba-Sazena Lexicon in developement

From:BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Friday, March 7, 2003, 15:24
At 15:15 6.3.2003 -0500, Roger Mills wrote:

>The exact quality of the glide probably depends on the individual;
It also depends on the quality of the vowel. In Danish the glide was [j] after front vowels and [w] after back vowels, so that e.g. _vegr_ became _vej_ but _skogr_ became _skov_. / B.Philip Jonsson B^) -- (delete X!) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ No man forgets his original trade: the rights of nations and of kings sink into questions of grammar, if grammarians discuss them. -Dr. Samuel Johnson (1707 - 1784)