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Re: Tech Umlaut

From:Daniel Andreasson <rymddaniel@...>
Date:Thursday, August 9, 2001, 7:38
Danny Wier wrote:

> > Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
>Not I.
Hehe. Me neither really. :)
>But again I do have what I called "compression" (a better term would be >monosyllabization) of CVCV > CVVC.
That *is* a good term. Very good actually.
>I forgot to mention, but in Tech, when the two vowels merge, the resulting >sandhi vowel is determined by the values of the >two original vowels, and also on which syllable was stressed in the >protolanguage.
Aha. It'll be interesting to see what sandhi vowels you come up with.
>That looks like what you have: CeCu > CeoC > CioC > CjoC, etc. Is your >conlang based on Norse or Germanic by the way?
Well, no, actually not. But numerous times, I've been playing with the thought of having Nordic umlauts in my former main conlang Rinya. And I'm thinking of doing something Germanicky and Nordic for the Arda-Lang project. My two terms of taking The History of the Nordic Languages at uni might actually come to practical use! Wohoo! :) ||| daniel andreasson _________________________________________________________________ Hämta MSN Explorer kostnadsfritt på