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Re: p <-> kw

From:Pablo David Flores <pablo-flores@...>
Date:Saturday, December 21, 2002, 22:00
Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...> writes:

> I had a romance conlang where the word for "water" was _af_: > /akwa/ -> /apa/ -> /ap@/ -> /ap/ -> /af/
Very close to Sindarin, which has /alf/ from */alp/ < */alkw/- (Quenya has /alkwa/ for the same root). IIRC the change of final stops into fricatives was taken by Tolkien from some point of the development of English. --Pablo Flores |Midi davie sukhaod itimuri.| ("Time makes poetry from mistakes.")


Pavel Iosad <pavel_iosad@...>