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Re: new lang idea . . .

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 27, 2002, 12:02
En réponse à Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>:

> bn wrote: > >i'm not sure whether to use X\ or h\ at the moment > > What is [X\]? Based on [x] and [x\], it "ought" to be simultaneous > postalveolar and uvular voiceless fricative, but I guess that's a bit > much > to hope for if the lang's supposed to be "classical". >
It's actually a voiceless pharyngeal fricative :))) .
> > What about words with no closed syllable? Among the words in your > original > post (which I've industriously deleted), we find things like _desebi_, > which > appears to have no closed syllable at all, still less a non-final one. > >
Well, just looking at the shape of the word, and remembering that [e] and [i] are allophones, with [e] under stress and in the first post-stress syllable and [i] otherwise, |desebi| *ought* to be stressed on the first syllable. Now I may be wrong, I'm doing that from memory... Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.