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Re: Slovanik, my new romlang

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 30, 2002, 15:11
=?iso-8859-1?q?Jan=20van=20Steenbergen?= scripsit:

> Those are very good questions. I must admit that I haven't moved far enough yet > to answer them consciously. As for complex onsets and codas, I don't see any > problem in them. Both exist peacefully in every Slavic language.
Historically, though, clusters arose from the Fall of the Yers, which postdated the Open Syllable Law. This last is extremely important in all Slavic languages: all codas disappeared except for those that merged into the following syllable or swapped places with the vowel. -- John Cowan <jcowan@...> You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! `Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)