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Re: R: Re: Conorthography (phonology)

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Thursday, November 23, 2000, 9:10
Eric wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 03:17:12PM +0100, Mangiat wrote: > > The problems come with /ts/ and /dz/. They're not allophones: panza
> > and ranza /randza/ show this alternance. Locatelli, in his Vocabulary
and in
> > his 'Piccola Grammatica del Dialetto Comasco' decided to write /ts/ with
> > and /dz/ with <z acute> (the Polish letter), whereas he used <s> for /s/
> > <s acute> for /z/. The inconvenient is that this system, a very good
> > uses two letters no typewriter here around used to have and which
> > lack in every normal computer. My idea is this: > > > > /ts/ rendered as <zz> when intervocalic (as we used <ss> for
> > /s/) and as <tz> if in a cluster. > > /dz/ rendered as <z> everywhere. > > That seems like a perfectly good idea to me. Another solution would be the > one used in medieval Spanish, Portuguese, and French: use <z> for /dz/ and > <(c-cedilla)> for /ts/.
Medioeval Norhtern Italian used <ç> for /ts/ as well: 'lo qualo è in meço lor', a verse by Giacomino da Verona, would be now: 'che l'è in mezz a luur', and in Italian 'il quale è in mezzo a loro' ('which is among them'). Luca
> -- > Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo >