OOPS!!!! (was: Language superiority, improvement, etc.)
|From:||Raymond A. Brown <raybrown@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, October 15, 1998, 19:14|
At 7:04 am +0100 15/10/98, Raymond A. Brown wrote:
>Hardly. Is not, e.g., the Zulu language very much identified with the Zulu
>ethnic group. Is not Welsh identied with a particular group of people?
>When I happened to mention to someone that both languages contained the
>velar fricative (Welsh 'll'), ^^^^
OOPS - gradually as I was driving to work this morning it dawned on me what
I'd written. Welsh does indeed have a voiceless velar fricative, but Zulu
doesn't & Welsh spells it 'ch'.
What I meant to write was the VOICELESS LATERAL FRICATIVE which indeed
Welsh spells as 'll' and Zulu spells as 'hl'.
My only lame excuse is that it was written before my matutinal intake of
Now to read the 40 mails I've downloaded.