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Those emphatic allophonies.

From:Carlos Thompson <carlos_thompson@...>
Date:Saturday, September 18, 1999, 1:14
Thank you for all your comments... it encourages me to actually making
things tha way I was imagining.

Hangkerimce has a small inventory of phonemes:
 p d k ? v T C m n N r l j
 i E A u
With small dialectal variance: /?/ is usually /h/ or dropped.
Syllable structure is CV(N) where C can't be /N/ and N is either /m/ or /=
There are also five tones.

A text like
would be read, in careful monotonous speach as:
  [lu,?iTulAN'kurE pu,?iTulAN'jimErE]
  [lu,?iTulAN'kurE pu,?evulAjimEji'?iTu]
(tones are not marked)
If the focus falls in KURE (leader, guide) and emphasis is made in KU (to
lead, to guide, to serve).  the KU would be cleared pronounced as [ku]
reducing souronding sounds into asimilation:
While if the emphasis is in RE (person), then RE is clearly pronounced /r=
If the focus falls in HIZU (one as pronoun), then HI is pronounce clearly=
Other parts of the phrase are usually not emphasized, after they have mor=
grammatical functions and has no own meaning.

From this example we note: fucus has usually a primary stress.  The
emphasized sylable is clearly pronounced with the standard sound, even if=
not stressed.  Sounds are asimilated.  Usually vowels are umloaded toward=
the emphasized vowel, while consontants will be affected by neiboring

A /A/ can change into [A],[@] or [&]
U /u/ can change into [u], [U], [y] or [Y]
Z /T/ can change into [T], [S] or [Z]

Well, these are some examples.  (Note that H /?/, might be pronounced as =
or droped even in the last example)

-- Carlos Th
   Chlewey Thompin                              ## ####     ## ## ##
------------------------------------------------##-## ##
   - =BFPor qu=E9 no?
   - No tiene sentido.
   - =BFQu=E9 sentido?  El sentido no existe.
   - El sentido inverso.  O el sentido norte.  El sentido com=FAn, tal ve=
z.  O
sin sentido, como aqu=ED.
    (-- Graeville 2)