Re: Random |mormon| :-) (was: my proposals for a philosophical language)
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 26, 2003, 19:08|
>On Saturday 25 January 2003 3:22 pm, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> > I wrote:
> > >Hm, (un-)happily, /mormon/ violates the phonotactics of all the
> > > of mine that have had any serious work on them - Tairezazh can't have
> > > non-final
> > >/m/, Steienzh can't have /o/ in a non-initial syllable, Altaii can't
> > >the sequence /-rm-/, Kalini Sapak, Tersnuvu and Yargish don't even have
> > >/o/.
> > I meant, of course, that Tairezazh can't have non-initial /m/.
> > Non-initial [m] occurs, but only as an allophone of /n/ occuring before
> > labial consonants. Eg _tshenp_ [tSEmp] "forest".
> > Andreas
>Mornpon? Not perfect, but you could fit it in there...
Illegal too, 'm afraid. If a word [mormon] was imported into Tairezazh, it'd
certainly turn out as _mornon_ ['mOrnon]. Could still be written |mormon| -
such odd-looking spells are, afterall, only what you can expect from
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