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Re: Name mangling (Was: Re: First Sound Recording of Asha'ille!)

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 9, 2005, 18:49
Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>:

> Andreas Johansson wrote: > > Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>: > > > > > > > >>Andreas Johansson > Andræyas Yuhensun /6ndr&j6s juhi\nsun/ (3) > > > > [snip] > > > >>(3) or Yohanson /jQh6nsQn/. > > > > > > The later sounds alot like the usual German mangling of my surname. > > > > You couldn't have "Yuhanson" /juh6nsQn/? > > No, that would break the vowel-harmony rules, and we can't do that, > can we? All vowels in a non-compound word must be either all high > or all low. While _yuh_ looks like a nice Sohlob word _(h)anson_ > definitely does not(*), so that rules out the compound possibility. > (*)Possible, but not fitting the lámatyáve.
It couldn't be considered a foreign compound?
> > Bent Feilip Unson [bEnt fejlIp UnsOn] (you may want to spell it Fílip > [fejlIp]) > > Feilip is OK, not least since it is Fei in Mandarin.
I'm to infer you don't like Bent and Unson? :) I suppose the orthographic impression of spelling /ej/ as |í| in Tairezan is roughly equivalent to that of spelling /f/ as |ph| in Swedish. Andreas


Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>