Re: Pronouns revised and word generation
|From:||Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 2, 2002, 21:03|
--Not rare to linguistics, but rare to my language.
Its only real use was in the reflexive affix. Do you
know of any sounds that appear only five times in a
language? So I went with /h/.
--- Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...> wrote:
> > Also, I realized that it was bad form to have a
> > rare sound (the glottal stop), so I amend my
> > 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 :-))
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