Re: CHAT: barbarisms
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 17, 2001, 22:16|
Lars Henrik Mathiesen wrote:
> For French words, it's 'last syllable pronounced in French'.
> Guillo"tine, ge"le. However, any French silent -e came to be
> pronounced in Danish (as schwa)
I wonder, were those -e's silent at the time those words were borrowed?
I know that they were originally /@/, but I'm not sure when they were
Cenedl heb iaith, cenedl heb galon
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