Hungarian sibilants (was: /S/ in old and middle High German)
|From:||Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 25, 2004, 19:03|
On Thursday, November 25, 2004, at 05:19 , John Cowan wrote:
>>> --hence the Hungarian values of _s_ and _sz_!
>> I'm not familiar with the Hungarian values.
> |s| is /S/, whereas |sz| is /s/. Similarly, |z| is /ts/ and |zs| is /Z/.
|s| is /S/, whereas |sz| is /s/ is correct, but |z| is /z/ and |c| is /ts/
This then makes sense of |zs| = /Z/ and |cs| = /tS/.
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