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Re: Language Change

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 11, 2000, 0:49
Irina Rempt wrote:
> I think (but I might be wrong) that it's a hypercorrection, because > they see the /n/ written and think it should be pronounced; I don't > know enough about Southern Dutch dialects to know whether they have > the final -n or not.
Well, presumably, since there's an "n", there used to be a pronounced /n/. Could it be merely an archaism? -- 20 Watikala'f Wakabi'f watya'nivaf plal 271 ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor