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5233Re: [elfscript] Re: "iu" and "ui" alternative spellings [was: Chin. Mode: No "-io", but "-io-"]

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  • Melroch 'Aestan
    Mar 19, 2006
      hisilome skrev:

      >
      >>Duh, with six or seven tonemes Mandarin even stretches Roman to
      >>its limits!
      >
      >
      > [ Well, I'm no experts on linguistics (obviously!), so I may
      > misunderstand you here--but if "tonemes" are identical to tones,
      > standard Mandarin has four or five, and as far as I know some
      > subdialects of Mandarin have as little as three. Why six or seven? ]

      "Mandarin" was a typo for "Cantonese" here. Sorry.
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