|From:||Dirk Elzinga <dirk_elzinga@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 27, 2003, 17:20|
At 3:46 AM -0500 1/27/03, Aidan Grey wrote:
> Is there a better word for this? Vocalization is nice, but for some
>reason consonantization grates on my ears.
> The process is one by which (falling) diphthongs become vowel+consonant:
>ai becomes ay-, au becomes av-, and so on.
You could call this glide fortition.
> Also, do I have the right name for Taalen diphthongs - they're all
>falling because the glide is second?
Dirk Elzinga Dirk_Elzinga@byu.edu
"It is important not to let one's aesthetics interfere with the appreciation of
fact." - Stephen Anderson