Re: Thagojian 3B notes
|From:||Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 7, 2006, 0:15|
On Wed, 06 Dec 2006 13:36:14 -0500, Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...> wrote:
> | On Sat, 02 Dec 2006 12:45:17 -0500, Philip Newton
> | > Why not Үү, rather than Vv (or Ѵѵ) to go with Өө? I was under the
> | > impression that ү was a semi-standard for languages that needed /y/.
> I second it. Ө and Ү usually come in pair. Handwritten Ү is like "u" with
> the hook of "q".
> btw, Ƣ looks totally alien in a Cyrillic alphabet. If you need something
> /G/, use Ғ or Ҕ. This is more common.
All good stuff to know. Ү it is, and I think Ғ makes more consistent use
of my notional "little line" diacritic.
As I think I noted, though, I have no voicing contrast in any other set of
fricatives, and it's looking like the /G/ phoneme may be either eliminated
or changed. It's that or bring in a full set of voiced fricatives (В, Ж,
The more I think about it, though, the more that actually fits in with
some of the sound changes I've got in mind.
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