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Re: Sst Phonology

From:Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>
Date:Friday, April 27, 2001, 12:45
Sorry for late response--very busy lately.

On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Shreyas Sampat wrote:

> I thought that with all this auxlanging about, I'd post the phonology of > this language I've been working on. It's fairly exotic and non-auxlangy. > It was originally just an exercise in exoticism, but perhaps i'll make it > into a magical language, since those are being discussed.
Exotic is fun. :-)
> Consonants: > p t t` k > f s S x > m n n` N > r > Nasals are by default voiceless. R is a trill.
> Orthographically, p, f, m, t, s, n, r, tt, ss, nn, k, h, j. > If a consonant becomes voiced, it's written like so: b, v, ym, d, s, yn, rr, > dd, zz, ynn, g, yh, yj.
Trigraphs...<wry g> Probably a good thing the syllable structure is fairly restricted or you'd have traffic jams. =^) Interesting stuff, though I probably couldn't pronounce it effectively. But hey, it's something to aspire to. Neat! YHL