Re: Pronouns revised and word generation
|From:||Gregory Gadow <gadow@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 2, 2002, 18:31|
> > Also, I realized that it was bad form to have a very
> > rare sound (the glottal stop), so I amend my reflexive
> > pronouns to aha-, ehe-, ...
>Huh? Is it really rare? As a phoneme, it s present in an awful lot of
>languages, not to mention the cases when it is a phonetic thing, where it's
>virtually omnipresent :-) I'd say that the forms you cite (aha-...) would
>tend to merge into long vowels (well, in my language they did :-))
In standard Glörsa, the glottal stop occurs almost every time two vowels
come together. A special method of writing dipthongs exists for those few
occasions where it happens.
In Any Tongue
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