Re: Rounded /j/?
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, March 31, 1999, 20:40|
Nik Taylor wrote:
> Let me add a conlang. In Watya'i'sa, I've discovered that the cluster
> <wy> is usually a rounded /j/. I can't think of any examples off hand,
> but it occurs sometimes.
I take that back. In Standard Watya'i'sa, the cluster <wy> does not
exist. However, in those dialects where it does, it represents
/j<rnd>/. An example is the word wayani'sa' (people), in some dialects,
it is wyani'sa' (wa-/w- indicates gender 6)
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