|From:||Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, April 19, 2003, 1:40|
> > > Example: yos-son-ni sounds like yo-so-ni.
> >it does? i think [s:] and [n:] are quite distinct from [s]
> > and [n].
>In the case of _yos-son-ni_, wouldn't it rather be [s.s]
>and [n.n], instead of simply long consonants?
I missed and cannot seem to find the post which listed the goals of
Tong-cho-la, but regardless, the question this raises is how
universally user friendly this language is intended to be. Will it
require the learner to be able to differentiate between [yo-so-ni]
and [yos.son.ni] or [yo s:o n:i]? Some natural languages (e.g.
Finnish, Italian) have some long consonants, but they are difficult
for native speakers of English (or, I'd guess, Spanish) to
I, personally, like long & short consonants, just as I like
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