Re: USAGE: Name clitics (was Re: USAGE: What gender is _Wikipedia_ in German?)
|From:||Larry Sulky <larrysulky@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, August 5, 2006, 12:21|
On 8/4/06, Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...> wrote:
> In my experimental speedtalk-type language X-3, all proper names begin and
> end with a glottal stop, which doesn't occur elsewhere in the language.
> So if you see a glottal stop, everything that follows is a proper name until
> you hit upon another glottal stop, beyond which everything are ordinary
> morphemes again. Proper names are the only class of morphemes in X-3 that are
> more than one phoneme long.
Jörg, how do you avoid glottal stops being "swallowed" by adjacent
consonants in ordinary morphemes? E.g.:
tos ?ana? ki
Wouldn't that sound exactly like:
tos ana ki