R: Re: Outcomings
|Date:||Sunday, August 13, 2000, 11:31|
BP Jonsson wrote:
> At 10:44 12.8.2000 -0700, J Matthew Pearson wrote:
> >Mangiat wrote:
> > > Just a question: is the term 'outcoming' right to describe a sound or
> > even a
> > > word derived from another? I'm translating a grammar of my dialect,
> > here's a
> > > piece of it:
> > >
> > > <<). In a closed syllable the outcoming can be u (promptu > prunt;ordo >
> > > urdin; cepulla > scigula; curte > curt; gutta > guta; ne gutta >nagutt CM;
> > > furnu > furnu; crusta > crusta; pulvere > pulvar; vulpe > vulp; dulce
> > > dulz; ung(u)la > ungia) or ü (spongia > spügna; pullu > püj; nos >nün; vos
> > > > vü; duo > düü). >>
> >A technical term for a derivative is "reflex". This term is generallyapplied
> >to words (as in "Modern English _loaf_ is the reflex of Old English_hla:f_"),
> >but I don't see why it couldn't be applied to sounds as well.
> It is.
OK, I think I'll use them as synonyms.