Re: A'stou part I
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 11, 2000, 13:24|
At 14:39 10/05/00 -0400, you wrote:
>Christophe Grandsire wrote:
>> I don't understand this question. If you mean "how do we know how it was
>What I meant was: "How do you know when to use <sy> and when to use <sh>
>in a word?", that is, are the words spelt with <sy> derived from earlier
>/sj/, while <sh> indicates that it was always /S/, sort of like the
>difference between <b> and <v> in Español.
Oh! Now I understand. Well, from what I know, yes, it comes from etymology
(a former /sj/ that became /S/, the same with <ty> which was /tj/ but
finally became /tS/). Or at least that's a likely thing to happen and it
explains the writing conventions :) .
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