Re: Can realism be retro-fitted?
|From:||John Vertical <johnvertical@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 6, 2007, 7:45|
(Benct, writing about the GVS):
>- ui > @i > Ai > Qi > Oi
What is the evidence for /Ui/ making this kind of a round trip? Surely going
to /Oi/ directly isn't implausible, so I assume there is some...
>Of course a sound like i\ can easily arise from several sources in one
>dialect as illustrated by the
>*u-*i merger in Welsh, where *u must have passed through i\ BTW.
Similarly, is there any particular reason to posit an intermediate /i\/? A
rute of > */u\/ > */y/ > /i/ is more commonly attested AIUI...
(Also, I, too, thank you for the vowel shift suggestions; I have one project
where they may come particularily handy.)
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