Distribution of Front Rounded Vowels
|From:||Ben Poplawski <thebassplayer@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 24, 2004, 5:51|
I've been working on the Conlang Evolution Experiment
and recently am attempting a descendant to ñakiw pym wifiw kingewhàwwas
While applying the sound changes, I noticed that there is an awful lot of
the vowel [y]. The sound already appears in the parent language and is
multiplied by the vowels [i] and [u] reciprocally affecting each other to [y].
The first line of the Babel text in the parent lang is:
?ix&S mi4up hQk fQk wifiw kiNewSiw jyp wifuj nafoSSiw
In the daughter it is:
jiSES my4p hOk fOk vivy tSyJ9Zy yp vyvy novoSy.
And now my question: what is the normal distribution of front rounded
vowels? Something tells me the overabundance of them in the daughter lang is