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Re: dZs?

From:Muke Tever <hotblack@...>
Date:Monday, December 27, 2004, 22:01
On Sun, 26 Dec 2004 22:52:15 +0100, Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...> wrote:
> Tristan McLeay wrote: > >> I'm fiddling around with the Old Føtisk nominal inflexions or whatever >> we call them, and just want to know if /dZ/+/s/ -> [tSs] at the end of >> a word is perfectly cromulent? > > I had to google for "cromulent"... > <> > We oughta invent a Germanic-sounding synonym!
When this word came up in Wiktionary, someone suspected it might be Germanic already: << The etymology may be from the Dutch krom or the German krumm, meaning "crooked" or "bent", but which in turn has such strange derviative expressions such as zich krom lachen, krom sprekken and zich krom werken. This etymology is speculative, [...] >> *Muke! -- website: LiveJournal: deviantArt: FrathWiki, a conlang and conculture wiki: