Re: Sketch of New Conlang
- On Aug 31, 2009, at 4:48 PM, Alex Fink wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Aug 2009 17:45:03 -0400, Alex Fink <000024@...>Do I assume correctly, that borrowings from another language would
>> because the exceptional segment(s) has changed from something
>> else after the time of fixing of the rule.
> Oops. Make that either changed from something else or just newly
> from no historical source. It's the latter which
>> Garth rightly points out
>> is the deal with Japanese /p/.
count as "from no historical source"?
- On Wed, 9 Sep 2009 01:06:47 -0700, Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...> wrote:
>> And "last obstruent voiced, regardless of the position" is still kinda odd,Oh! No, that's probably word-final, but _absolute_ word-final, i.e. when
>> afaik. I thought you were going with "immediate post-stress obstruents
>> voiced", which seems more plausible
>Blevins' paper said "C-vd > Cvd/ _] (Lezgian language)" ... does "]"
>mean "post-stress" rather than "word-final"? :(
the very last sound in the word, not just when there are only vowels