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

From:Thomas Wier <trwier@...>
Date:Sunday, March 13, 2005, 6:01
From:    Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
> It's the diphthong in the first syllable of the Esperanto word for > Europe (Eŭropo), for example, but I think that even in Esperanto, [Ew] > (spelled |eŭ|) is uncommon. And off the top of my head, I can't think > of any other language that has [Ew],
Plains cree has it all over the place. So does Lak. Phaleran has it, but it's not frequent. :) Interestingly, although in basilectal Chicagoan English /&/ is broken into [e&] or even [i&], as in [ke&t], the [&] in /au/ surfaces as [&w] like in most American dialects. ---------------------------------- From: Stephen Mulraney <ataltanie@...>
> But what am I saying? Surely <Europa>, <auto> and other borrowings have > diphthongs, <Europa> with [Ew]. I'm not sure though.
I'm pretty sure that the E-o word <auto> does not have [Ew], but straightforwardly [au]. ========================================================================= Thomas Wier "I find it useful to meet my subjects personally, Dept. of Linguistics because our secret police don't get it right University of Chicago half the time." -- octogenarian Sheikh Zayed of 1010 E. 59th Street Abu Dhabi, to a French reporter. Chicago, IL 60637


Stephen Mulraney <ataltanie@...>