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Re: Kijeb sandhi

From:Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
Date:Thursday, March 29, 2007, 16:01

On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 10:45:32 +0200, Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:

> I have entered some preliminary stuff for a new and expanded > section on Kijeb sandhi to > <>, since I in the course of > revising Kijeb verbal morphology I've found that I need > > 1) some way to reduce the length of compound and > derived words, > 2) morphs that are smaller than a syllable, > 3) some 'explanation' for the very restricted range of > permissible consonant clusters(*) in Kijeb, > > and metrically induced vowel loss (ending up essentially > with a regular alternation between (secondary) stressed and > unstressed syllables) followed by sandhi changes in the > arising clusters seem to do all three tricks. > > I'd like your input on how realistic (phonetically > plausible) the sandhi changes look. Any suggestions that may > make them more realistic or interesting are welcome!
I have looked at your sandhi table, and I must say it is well done. Plausible, interesting and beautiful! ... brought to you by the Weeping Elf