|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 19, 1999, 10:37|
I've been working on a related language to W., Eastern. Eastern is, as
its name suggests, spoken east of W. It has undergone drastic
phonological changes, and probably pretty drastic grammatical changes,
but I haven't worked those out.
p t k
b d g
w r y
e @ o
e`, o`, and a` =3D /E/, /O/, /&/
All of these can be nasal or non-nasal
Diphthongs: only ei and ou exist.
Syllable structure: (C)(apr)V(C)(fric)
Here's a provisional example, assuming that grammar did not change from
Old W., except in as far as affixes underwent phonetic changes (later I
will change that, but this is a good enough approximation for now)
s@r dik=F3usn@ surus=F3utf w@rf vaz=E9fr@f (Eastern)
sol dik=E1hosna sulus=E1h@tanv@ walif vaz=E9flif (Old W.)
slusaf=E1=EDt=E1nv=E1 walasagg=E1l=ED suddik=E1w=ED (Modern W)
"With a word, the gods create"
Slusaf=E1=EDt=E1nv=E1 walasagg=E1l=ED suddik=E1w=ED
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