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Re: mutation and rinya

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, August 7, 1999, 0:51
R G Roberts wrote:
> SOFT P,T,C > B,D,G > BH(V), DH, GH(SILENT) > SPIRANT (ALSO KNOWN AS ASPIRATE) P,T,C > PH, TH, CH (AS IN LOCH) > NASAL P,T,C > MH, NH, NGH > B,D,G > M, N, NG > DENTAL T > D > N > ??? B or M > V (represented by BH or MH)
"Dental" seems to be a combination of nasal and soft, and your question-marked is soft, isn't it? -- "[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." -- William Caxton ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor