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Re: Meghean phonemic stress ...

From:Isidora Zamora <isidora@...>
Date:Saturday, November 15, 2003, 18:49
>* No accent marks would, of course, normally be used - Meghean orthography >does not try to be more helpful than necessary!
This would drive me nuts, thus the accent marks in every Tovlaugadóis word of more than one syllable. It's an incredible nusiance to type it, but I can't keep track of the stress otherwise. Stress is phonemic in Índumom Tovlaugadóis, and two of the first words I created in the language were a minimal pair by stress. I now have at least three pairs of lexical roots which are minimal pairs by stress, and one pair of verb suffixes which are a minimal pair by stress. Isidora