Love Those Double Vowels (was: Diving In...)
|Date:||Saturday, November 3, 2001, 9:00|
--- Dan Jones <dan@...> wrote:
> >Maarten van Beek
> For some reason I think doubled vowels in English
> look ugly, but nice in Dutch. I also love the
> sequence <ij>
Really, you dislike double vowels in English? For me,
that is a small part of the mystique of a lang -
whether or it can double or even triple (I can only
think of Finnish which might triple, although they
consider a and a/omlaut as separate letters but it
still can look like 3 a's!).
Hmm, I personally love doubles and triples as one
might have guessed having seen a sample from my
By the way, anyone know of a natlang which has triple
vowels, and commonly makes us of them?
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