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Re: CHAT: Goethe (was: Roumant)

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Monday, November 27, 2000, 15:57
En réponse à John Cowan <cowan@...>:

> On Mon, 27 Nov 2000, Christophe Grandsire wrote: > > > Still, he claims to find German beatiful. I wonder where he finds > it... > > Consider this poem: > > ['ybA'al@n'gIpfl=n] > ['Ist'Ru:] > [In'al@n'vipfl=n] > ['Spyr@st'du] > ['kaumain@n'haux] > [di'f3g@lain'Svaign=Im'vald@] > ['vart@nurbald@] > ['ru@stdu'aux] > > I think it's pretty beautiful, even apart from the sense. >
Indeed, it sounds nice. But it lacks my most hated consonnant: ch after i like in "ich". It's mostly because of this sound that I dislike German. But this poem sounds good to me that's true. Christophe.