|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 16, 2003, 15:57|
Quoting Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>:
> Would it be tolerable if, say, we
> had BrScB* _dm_ = 'lord, master' and _dm_ = 'house',
> disambiguated by "cements" so that, e.g.
> dm't /'tEmEti/ = your master
> dm-t /'tOmOtu/ = your house
> *This does _not_ mean that _dm_ will actually have either
> of these meanings, not that _t_ will mean 'you, your' in the
> final version of the language.
> Is this modest degree of polysemy tolerable?
I cannot see anything wrong with it in principle, but remind me why vowel
letters shouldn't be used; _dmet_, _dmot_. Looks alot more like actual words.