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Re: New (Well, Revamped) Language: TIEG'EW / GABWE

From:Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>
Date:Friday, November 10, 2000, 21:36
On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Steg Belsky wrote:

> > from ancestor to "modern" conlang, I'm never sure how to deal with > > syllable structure and possible consonant clusters in such a way > > that the > > descendant is actually pronounceable, which is why I tend to like CV > > structure. > > > YHL > > I don't mind at all! > Another idea might be inserting epenthetic(?) vowels, possibly colored by > neighboring ones, so for instance: > > *kbáli >> k@báli > *trí >> tIrí
Ah! Hmm. I thought of that but have never been sure how to decide which vowel to use (other than "by feel," which I don't trust). Thanks for the examples. :-) YHL