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Re: Carrajena Consonant Clusters . . . MMMMM

From:Adam Walker <carrajena@...>
Date:Monday, March 31, 2003, 13:03
That was my inspiration. ct > pt > pp >p I just took Romanian noapte > nocte one
step further (and all geminates simplify in C-a).
 Doug Dee <AmateurLinguist@...> wrote:In a message dated 3/30/2003 12:38:03 PM
Eastern Standard Time, ssampat@JHU.EDU writes:

> CT > p
This is bizarre. Natlang influence? What motivates this soundchange? You're pulling a feature out of nowhere and deleting a couple... it's quite odd. I've read that Latin /kt/ often changed to /pt/ in Romanian, and that gets you halfway there.