Re: Anyone have the actual sound change rules for early Slavic?
|From:||Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, February 20, 2008, 4:21|
On Feb 19, 2008, at 9:17 PM, Amanda Babcock Furrow wrote:
> As an exercise in naturalistic sound change design, I'm trying to
> the sound change rules for Early Slavic through Proto-Slavic as
> in Frederik Kortlandt's "From Proto-Indo-European to Slavic", but I am
> finding some of them too vague to usefully implement. For example,
> in his
> section 5.6 "final s" goes to h, but then in 5.9 we encounter "raising
> before final s". Apart from the issue of where these final s's
> come from
> that are conditioning the raising, I am unable to tell from the
> paragraph which vowels are raising, and to what they have been raised.
> In short, does anyone know where I can find these rules already
> written in
> X -> Y / Z_ format? Or is this period of the development of
> Slavic still
> more art than science, with no sufficiently clear sound change
> rules having
> been established to support such a formalization?
Perhaps this page would be of assistance: <http://www.spinnoff.com/