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Re: /Nkej/

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Sunday, July 22, 2001, 1:13
Aidan Grey wrote:
> > I've said /N,kei/ for as long as I can remember. > What really interests me about this phenomena is how > the /o/ became a syllabic consonant
I don't think it was /o/ -> /N=/, I think what happened was it's a merger of /m=:m_0'm=:/ (or however you'd transcribe it) and "okay" or "'kay" -- Cenedl heb iaith, cenedl heb galon A nation without a language is a nation without a heart - Welsh proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42