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Re: Middle English question

From:andrew <hobbit@...>
Date:Saturday, July 31, 1999, 11:12
On Fri, 30 Jul 1999, Padraic Brown wrote:

> Oh, and there's /'pa: drIg/ in Brithenig and >
Until it got changed to /p@ 'drig/, ultimate stress remember. Hmmm, that sounds like a computer game.
> If I remember aright, Brithenig's vocative would be /'ba: drIg/.
Ditto, but the initial mutation is correct. In my mind I pronounce Padraic as /p& 'dreIk/. On the other hand I mentally pronounce Boudewijn as "/'bo: dU waIn/, no, that should be /'bOu d@ VeIn/", which is much longer. Sorry about that! - andrew. -- Andrew Smith, Intheologus Lo! thy dread empire, Chaos! is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word: Thy hand, great Anarch! lets the curtain fall; And Universal Darkness buries All. - Alexander Pope, The Dunciad, Book IV.