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Re: Verbs in Finlaesk

From:Paul Bennett <paul.w.bennett@...>
Date:Thursday, September 27, 2007, 16:27
On 9/27/07, Paul Bennett <paul.w.bennett@...> wrote:
> On 9/27/07, Benct Philip Jonsson <conlang@...> wrote: > > Just a note: the -isk morpheme is usually reduced to -sk > > in ON, so you'll get _skrælingskr_ and _vinlenzkr_, > > and since language names are weak feminines you get > > _skrælingska_ and _vinlenzka_. > > My sound changes must still be broken. From those names (with long _i_ > in the latter), I get _sclęglīkska_ /sklEGli~kSkA/ and _ uínlīsska_ > /wi:nli~sSkA/, which are just flat-out ugly, never mind not fitting > the syllable shapes I'd decided to allow.
I've fixed a couple of the bugs. I now have _scęlīkska_ /skEli~kSkA/ and _uínlītska_ /wi:nli~tSkA/, which are better though still not perfect. I'm trying to think of "good" ways to reduce all (phonemic) CCC clusters to CC clusters, and nothing's really sitting well. Onwards. Paul