Re: plausible sound change?
|From:||Tom Tadfor Little <tom@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 7, 2001, 16:45|
At 08:48 AM Thursday 6/7/01, you wrote:
> Hey all,
> Is this a plausible sound change?
> intervocalically, stops
> fricativize after a front vowel
> voices before a front vowel, which affects the
> itar > ithar
> atir > edir
> what would happen is both vowels were front?
> etir > eidir or ithir?
etir > ethir
etir > eidir
etir > eidir > eidhir
or maybe a whole new rule for use between two front vowels:
etir > eithir
They all sound really nice. As far as plausibility, I think you're welcome
to indulge yourself until linguists come up with a universal theory
explaining what makes sound changes happen in the first place.
Tom Tadfor Little email@example.com
Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA)
Telperion Productions www.telp.com