Re: CHAT: Weird mergers in your idiolect ...
|From:||Chris Bates <chris.maths_student@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 10:05|
*waits patiently for examples from French to flood the list* The only I
remember from french is... I think, "glass", "earth worm" and "green"
are all the same or very similar aren't they?
>I was just reflecting on the fact that in my idiolect, [hA:t] can be i) the noun
>_hat_ "hate", and ii) the contraction _ha't_=_ha det_, lit "have it", short for
>_ha det bra_, lit "have it good", a farewell phrase signifying "have a good
>time till we see one another again". Now, for syntactical reasons, confusion is
>unlikely, but it's rather odd anyway.
>Got any similar ones in your idiolect? Or in your conlangs?