Re: Pirdänë: Demonstratives and articles:
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 23, 2001, 23:46|
John Cowan wrote:
>daniel andreasson wrote:
>> PS. Just one thing. Your mails get messed up with some
>> mysterious html-like codes. Is it fixable?
>Those represent Windows-specific characters that aren't usable
>directly in Latin-1 email, so something is translating them to
>SGML/HTML/XML character references.
>“ and ” represent left and right quotation
>marks, and š is s-caron (s-hacek).
>Latin-1 version, using s^ for the s-caron:
> > a) The /a~/ is absorbed by front vowels:
> > sã- öm "river"
> > söm "the river"
> > sã- äs^ "deer"
> > säs^; "the deer"
> > b) The following consonants "mutate"
> > dh > n v > m t > d
> > d > n f > v k > g
> > g > ng gy > ñ h > m
> > c) back vowels are absorbed and the mutation occurs inside the word
> > sã- adhuk "corpse"
> > sãnuk "the corpse"
> > sã- aut "letter"; > sãud "the letter">
Thanks for the translation. Odd- I don't recall Elliott's other posts being
messed up. Except for the s-caron, one could figure it out.
My Schadenfreude. Roger (he of the garbled UTF7 posts)