Re: Englisc (was: [QUESTION] What does IPA L-tilde stand for?)
|Date:||Thursday, May 9, 2002, 9:11|
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From: BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2002 9:27 PM
> I'm not decided whether noun plurals end in -s/-z or in -n; since Inglisc
> is thought to be based on a Northern dialect they probably should end in
Ah, thanx! Now its clear... Edhelenglisc is based mostly on Southern
> For the same reason [x] is preserved in _niht_ and other words, and
> Inglisc has not undergone the /a:/ > /o:/ sound change of Southern ME,thus
> 'stone' is _stán_ /ste:n/.
P7 gives |stån|, but I haven't yet decided whether it retains ME [O:], or
shows further breaking to [6U] as in Icelandic...
> The historical premise of Inglisc[skipped]
Quite impressive... I could not come up with any parahistoric explanations
for my project yet...