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Re: elision

From:Scotto Hlad <scott.hlad@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 30, 2007, 1:21
I picked the retroflex because I like it (one of the joys of artlanging). My
L1 not withstanding, retroflex feels "normal" .

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From: Constructed Languages List [] On
Behalf Of Henrik Theiling
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 5:02 AM
Subject: Re: elision


R A Brown writes:
>... > The other 'solution' often adopted in natlangs is to insert an >intrusive /d/ between the two consonants. We find that often in >ancient Greek, e.g. _aneer_ (man, adult male) has accusative _andra_ > <-- *anra.
This is also the reason why my name is misspelleng *Hendrik so often. As Regimonti seems to have a retroflex /r/ (any particular reason?), the epenthetic plosive would probably be [d`], and the /n/ might even be retroflex by regressive assimilation. So maybe /nr`/ > [n`d`r`]? **Henrik