203002Re: Terzemian Vowels (again)
- May 6, 20142014-05-05 17:36 GMT+03:00 Jörg Rhiemeier:
> Hallo conlangers!This is certainly possible. The Kildin Saami orthography adapted yat to
> On Monday 05 May 2014 03:08:03 Siva Kalyan wrote:
> > Though it looks like by the time the USSR got started, little and big yus
> > no longer represented nasal vowels.
> Sure, they were no longer in use, but a scholar working on a
> Cyrillicization of Terzemian may perhaps have "reactivated" them.
mark palatalisation on /t d n/ and contrasts it with the use of the soft
sign. The motivation to this choice was that there's a need in the language
to distinguish between functionally different types of palatal articulation
and there just happened to be this old unused grapheme with a similar
appearance to <ь>.
2014-05-06 11:22 GMT+03:00 Roman Rausch:
>>I feel like "ү" and "ө" may or may not have survived, but my onlyBoth <ө ү> and <ӧ ӱ> are perfectly good choices and are in common use for
>>appealing alternatives are the neographs "и̊" and "э̊".
><ө> is at least used in the transcription of Ket (for the schwa, I think).
languages having front rounded vowels and using a Cyrillic orthography. The
dotted variants are the choice for the Uralic languages fitting to these
two criteria and in the case of Mari their use dates back from the 19th
century right up to the present.
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