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

From:B. Garcia <madyaas@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 8, 2005, 3:28
On Mon, 7 Mar 2005 22:16:59 +0100, Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> wrote:

> > Tairezazh could keep those pretty intact, except Björn, which would have to > morph to _Béren_, pronounced ['be:r@n] or ['be:rn=] depending on lect. Meghean, > rather OEesquely, would make it into _Beorn_ [bjorn]. The final cluster '-rn' > is not found in native Meghean words, but I think they'd find it easy enough to > acquire. Or, pronouncing Björn svecically as [bj9:n`], maybe _bén_ [be:n] and > _beon_ [bjon] respectively are closer
Ayhan doesn't do much odd to names, at least those in most of the Western European languages :).
> > Henrik > Khanrik [xanrik] > Björn > yurun [jMrMn], or yuran [jMran] homophonuous to the word for "troll". > Arthaey > Artay [artaj] > Angosii > Angusi [aNgMsi], if IIRC that 'ii' is [i:]. > Rachel > Rachar [ratSar] (or Raychar if Rachel = /rejtS-/ > Robert > Rubart [rMbart] > Roland > Rurand [rMrand] > Rudi > Rudi [rMdi] > Lisa > Risa [risa] > Stéphanie > Stifani ['stifani] >
The above would become: Henrik > Henrik /hen'rik/ Bjorn > Byorna /'byorna/ Arthaey > Artay /ar'taj/ Angosii > Anggosi /aN'gosi/ Rachel > Recel /re'tSel/ Robert > Raberta /ra'berta. Roland > Rolanda /ro'landa/ Rudi/Rudy > Rudi /'rudi/ Lisa > Lisa /'lisa/ Stephanie > Stefani /'stefani/
> Andreas Johansson would, I guess, become respectively:
In Ayhan: Andreyas Yohanson /an'drejas jo'hanson/
> Let's honour our old Lord of Instrumentality by doing "John Cowan" too:
Jan Kawan - /dZan kawan/ My name is pretty simple: Bari Garsiya - /'bari gar'sija/


Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>
Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>