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Re: tones and stress

From:Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 8, 2001, 15:04
On Mon, 7 May 2001 17:48:20 +0200, daniel andreasson
<daniel.andreasson@...> wrote:

>Vietnamese has 8 tones, doesn't it?
[...] 6 in the North, 5 in typical southern dialects (IIRC). I recall reading somewhere that comparison of the dialects allows reconstructing 8 tones for their common ancestor (no details). Basilius