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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 >previous vowel > > frex: > > 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. Cheers, Tom ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tom Tadfor Little Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA) Telperion Productions ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~