üüüüüüü or yyyyyyyyyyyy (was: Re: French)
|From:||Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>|
|Date:||Friday, January 17, 2003, 15:13|
taliesin, the beloved storyteller, writes:
>* Douglas Koller
> > Steady, lieutenant. Them's fightin' words. A day without front
>> rounded vowels is like a day without sunshine.
Hence my love for the Scandilangs (I studied Danish independently in
high school for a while, but now Swedish reigns supreme as it's my
step-mother's "ancestral" language [I now speak it better than her,
go figger]) (though I am *extremely* annoyed that _OP:7_ ditched
Lasse, my heartthrob; Swedish TV execs have a lot of explaining to
do! :( ), French, German, as well as my gravitation toward
Shanghainese of the "dialects" ("bö" (too cool a syllable) for "half"
came into Géarthnuns as a diminutive prefix: "zheters", "cow";
"bözheters", "calf") (Cantonese pulls a close second).
Hoping y'all can follow the parentheses, I am