|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 3, 2000, 5:34|
jesse stephen bangs wrote:
> Or, better yet, form a rule that says that /n/ becomes /nd/ before
> /i/. Or just make the word irregular.
English "thunner" (cf. German "donner") became "thunder" without a
regular /n/ -> /nd/ before vowels change, so that's reasonable. There
could also be a rule that nasals cannot occur intervocalically and must
become nasal-stop sequences there.
Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos
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