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Re: Number nine, number nine.,..

From:Aidan Grey <urso@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 10, 2000, 7:57
"Daniel A. Wier" wrote:p t k

> m n g (=[N]) > i a u > > No length, no tone, just these. Syllables are V, CV, VC or CVC, or n > multiple syllables words, (C)V(C)CV (if two consonants occur in sequence > they must be a nasal then a homogenous stop). So possible words would be: > a, ta, at, tat, atat, tata, tanta, tantat and so on. (The sequence [Nk] is > writtem 'nk', not 'gk'.)
Why? wouldn't 'gk' be fine and orthographically simple (each letter is one sound)? Aidan