Re: Euphonic phonology (Was: 'Nor' in the World's Languages)
|From:||Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, August 9, 2006, 22:27|
Dirk Elzinga wrote:
> So in the word [táppùni] 'a rabbit'...
Was that "tapune" in an earlier incarnation? I see I've borrowed it into
Kash as _tavun_ 'a shy mammal sp., agricultural pest; hunted and eaten by
As for euphony, Kash was supposed to have an Indonesian/Malay sound, but it
sure doesn't-- it's all the fault of making the very frequent inanim. plural
to be -(V)S. Too late to change now, but perhaps in one of the relatives...
I'm not sure Gwr is euphonious...can't speak/read it fluently enough with
the right tones to tell. But it's mostly CV(C) with only three codas, [? h
N]. (My work on the sound changes rules is in hiatus, due to sister's
visit, not to mention my own confusion.)