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Re: USAGE: Beijing (was: USAGE: RE: [CONLANG] A BrSc a? & Nyuu Romaji)

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2002, 10:48
Douglas Koller, Latin & French scripsit:

> Not g > dZ? I ask only because in Canto and Taiwanese, si je ne me > trompe, it's pronounced "ging", which could mean there was a > Wadesy-Gilesy thing goin' on (and what, then, with "p"? p'>p?).
Well, truly and properly the change was [k] > [tS], i.e. Pinyin g -> Pinyin j, via a palatalized [k]. "Peking" is both W-G *and* archaic, really. -- John Cowan <jcowan@...> I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_


Danny Wier <dawier@...>