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CHAT: liaison (was: Re: CHAT: Synesthesia and conlanging (was Re: The ConlangInstinct))

From:Grandsire, C.A. <grandsir@...>
Date:Thursday, December 9, 1999, 8:08
Sorry, this should have gone to the list, but Brad's "reply-to" was
filled with his own address.

Brad Coon wrote:
> > Its been years but I seem to recall that Arabic does as well.
From what I recall, what Arabic does is more like elision, that's to say that sounds at the end of words disappear at pauses in the sentence, whereas French does it the other way round, with sounds that appear when a word is not followed by a pause. But well, it may be the way I learned it, because both processes don't seem very different to me, more a matter of description than a matter of real morphological difference. But I'm not sure of it.
> -- > Brad Coon > > listowner battleship-l > > (outdoor and prim.skills) > > If its tourist season, why can't we shoot them?
:))) Who said that? I like it! -- Christophe Grandsire Philips Research Laboratories -- Building WB 145 Prof. Holstlaan 4 5656 AA Eindhoven The Netherlands Phone: +31-40-27-45006 E-mail: