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Re: elision

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Monday, October 29, 2007, 12:01

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


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