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)
> >> 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)
> what is that % is it mid ronded front, and y high rounded front?
> 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=n
> 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.
Ferenc Gy. Valoczy
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