Re: Question about vowel harmono
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 2, 2001, 23:13|
Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...> writes:
> Is this a reasonable vowel system for a language with vowel harmony?
> Front vowels
> /y/ (rounded /i/)
> Back vowels
Do you have clues about what harmony rules you'll have? If you put
your vowels into the normal chart, the /y/ seems to be non-matching,
and the /a/ seems to be likely to not influence the harmony rules, but
without any rules, it's really hard to tell.
FRONT CENTER BACK
CLOSE i/y u
MID-CLOSE e o
Looking at Finnish: