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Re: Conlang Christmas

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 1, 2008, 22:43

Benct Philip Jonsson writes:
> On 1.1.2008 Henrik Theiling wrote: >> <tl> is [htl] in Icelandic (or [htK] for some >> dialects, IIRC). > > If I understand Stefán Einarsson correctly this is part of > the hardmæli/linmæli business. I have problems not to > pronounce <ll> as [tK], but I never heard anyone complain, > so I guess there is preaspiration in <tl> even for hardmæli > speakers, since I'd have a minimal distinction [htK]--[tK], > but people accepted my pronunciation. Or people weren't as > hard on me as I asked them to be! :-)
Dunno whether you know this publication, but I found the following dissertation quite interesting: **Henrik