Re: Script question and..
|From:||Michael Poxon <m.poxon@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 27, 2002, 23:31|
Whoops- sorry, that should of course have been "voiced" rather than
> Easy - but you need to invent (sorry: discover) the "voicesless stop
> disappears before sibilant" rule, or something like that.
> 1. Ledsa (this needs to be stressed on the 1st syllable)
> 2. Le:sa (application of rule above, with ensuing compensatory lengthening
> of preceding vowel)
> 3. Leisa (long front vowel becomes paired front vowel glide)
> 4. Leis (unstressed final vowel disppears)
> > Anyone have any ideas about how to get from the protoform *LEDSA tothe
> > final form _leis_?