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Re: Number

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Monday, August 6, 2001, 9:27
From: "Yoon Ha Lee" <yl112@...>
>> > <rueful look> I just happen to like [x] despite my difficulty >> > pronouncing it before high vowels. >> >> /x/ became /C/ (ich-laut) before high vowels in the Hadwan descendant I
>> posted my <öy> question about. > >Is that what happened in German? Just wondering.
I'm thinking the rule in German turns /x/ to /C/ around front vowels (or is it only after them?). [I have had to correct the grammar of this sentence five times so far.]
>> "chik" /Cik/ - to follow >> (chyhs-) /Cy:s/ - follow (past tense stem) >> "Chussa" /Cys:A/ - side (of the body) > ><admiring look> "Chussa"--side of the body. What a neat word!
:) *Muke!