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Re: BAL (was: Re: TUNU)

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 24, 1998, 16:10
On Sun, 22 Nov 1998, lucasso wrote:

> -----Wiadomo=B6=E6 orginalna----- > Od: Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...> > Do: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...> > Data: 20 listopada 1998 01:40 > Temat: Re: BAL (was: Re: TUNU) >=20 >=20 > >> Anyways, I'd recommend choosing vowels that are common to all of > >> BAL's target languages. So if Finnish and Estonian have simpler > >> vowel inventories than Votic, I suggest choosing their vowels > >> instead. > >> > > > >Alright. The common Balto-Finnic ( minus Livonian and Veps) vowels are: > > > >(CB again) > > > >@ .ae E i o % u y (all of which occur long) > > >=20 > what is that % is it mid ronded front, and y high rounded front?
>=20 > but i don't find rounded fronts wrong, many baltic languages use them > (swedish, finnish), and i dont find them hard to pronounce, so mighta bee=
> borrowed > so... i'll agree if the rest want them
Either we can use them, or we can use long vowels, which are very=20 important in the Balto-FInnic langs. -------ferke Ferenc Gy. Valoczy Es to pilni'gi noliedzu! Personal page: Tu-134 page: railways page: conlang page: Uralica: Zaradi politicnega delovanja je oblast v letu 1982 razpustila: Svobodo (Laibach)