Re: mu for [N] (was: Koryak Vowel harmony)
|From:||Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 23, 2005, 18:21|
Jean-François Colson wrote:
Probably under the influence of Turcologist usage. I have seen
|ñ| for /N/ in a grammar of Ottoman Turkish written as early
as 1916. Ottoman Turkish had lost the phoneme /N/, but it still
had a separate grapheme |ڭ| (Kaaf with three dots above).
Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se
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> On Friday, January 21, 2005 12:07 AM, B. Garcia wrote:
>> I use ñ for /N/ in Montreiano because the sound /J/ broke into /n_j/.
>> the n velarized due to the /j/, and then in order to prevent
>> confusion, |i| was added after ñ despite the fact I could've just used
>> ñ for /Nj/.
>> So for instance:
>> ANNUS (I hope I have that one right :)) > anno /an:o/ > año /aJo/ >
>> /an_jo/ > añio /aNjo/.
>> So, now, Montreianos use ñ solely for /N/.
> They're not alone. Tatar use |ñ| for /N/ too since at least 2001. Look at