Re: Name mangling (Was: Re: First Sound Recording of Asha'ille!)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 10, 2005, 9:45|
On Mar 10, 2005, at 12:14 AM, Christian Thalmann wrote:
> Steg Belsky: What the heck kind of name is that anyway? ;)
> If it's a variant of Stephen, see last post.
> Otherwise, Tsege [tse:g] or maybe Tsec [tseC]. Then
> again, Jervans are capable to pronounce initial [St]
> thanks to German influence, so maybe Stec [SteC] is
> possible, albeit clearly foreign. If you prefer [E],
> how about Tseoc [tsEx]. Belsky: Beosci ['bESki].
> -- Christian Thalmann
Yes, it is a variant (nickname) of Stephen!
Hence the way i sign my emails to the list ;) .
From the referenced "last post":
> Stephanie: Tsevaena [tse'vajn]. You're lucky, the male
> version can get rather ugly: From Tsevane [tse'va:n]
> over Tseffan ['tseff@(n)] to the abominable Tseompfe
> [tsEmpf]. Tseffe/Tseffa are rather popular modern
> names on that basis.
What a wor(l)d... :P
I'd like to join in, but it wouldn't be very interesting since
Rokbeigalmki has a pretty large phonemic inventory.
"Let them come.
There is one dwarf yet in Moria who still draws breath."
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