Re: Terkunan > Trekunan?
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 6, 2008, 19:47|
Tristan McLeay writes:
>> trigger a problem:
>> 'serve > ?se'reve 'to serve'
> I'm not entirely sure what the problem is here; I'm assuming it's
> because the epenthetic vowel is stressed. I'm also assuming stress
> falls on the last closed syllable. In that case, it might be perceived
> as a quick chainshift:
> VrC -> rVC (methatesis)
> SrV -> SVrV (epenethesis)
> where "S" is any consonant C for which Cr clusters are prohibited. In
> this case, there's no problem.
Of course! *bangs head on table*
I will probably go for Benct's proposal, to make it an epenthetic -t-,
but still. (Epenthetic -t- is already used in other cases, so it fits
> vir+(i)tat -> viritat
> sul+(a)mentu -> sulamentu