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Vowel-echo (was: Re: Drughu and Rokbeigalm)

From:Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work <daniel.andreasson@...>
Date:Friday, December 27, 2002, 15:06
Steg Belsky wrote:

> gorgû = orcs (from |gorgu+u| by vowel-echo)
Vowel-echo? Is that some sort of reduplication? I have a similar form of vowel-lengthening at the end of words to mark the patient case in my new conlang. I also have reduplication at the beginning of words to mark the plural. Not very original, I know... Examples: piata 'dog' piataa 'dog:PAT' pipiata 'dogs' pipiataa 'dogs:PAT' Daniel Andreasson -- "The four elements are earth, wind, fire and chocolate." - Amanda


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