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Quick Latin pronunciation question

From:Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>
Date:Sunday, May 25, 2008, 6:00
In Latin, how were ii and uu pronounced? I think they usually occur
between a root and an affix, for instance "tuum" or "Patricii". "uu" in
English borrowings is of course pronounced as either /ju:@/ (continuum)
or /ju:/ (vacuum) with presumably no historical reason. I can't think
of any English words with "ii" in them from Latin though.



Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>
Benct Philip Jonsson <melroch@...>