initial mutation or trigger? Re: re Mutations initial (in Welsh,
|Date:||Thursday, October 14, 2004, 7:43|
> becomes: pryn + odd (3rd singular past tense)
> Then in certain contexts, the "p" mutates to "b".
> Since the "p" is at the beginning of the word, it is
> called "initial consonant mutation".
ah...though, maybe it's just my foggy mind...(dang cold)...but that sounds
like a trigger language, as I understand it.
is a "mutation" when it's attached to a word (ie, prynodd), and a
"trigger" when it isn't attached?
-Rodlox, who's just added one of those two to C-14's "question/statement