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  • --- In lambengolmor@^$1.., "p_iosad" wrote: > ... palatalization as a phonologically relevant feature, but > Romanian does. Should we assume it was there in Latin? ... Pronouncing Latin C and G soft before front vowels, and J as [dzh], did not happen in Julius Caesar's time, but it did when the Western Empire fell, and it got into all the Romance languages except Sardinian. The...
    anthonyappleyard Jun 11, 2002
  • Apart from _Aldudenie_, what known instances of Quenya _d_ between vowels are known? If _Aldudenie_ is the only example, perhaps it is a stray mistake by Tolkien and if he had lived longer he would have found and corrected it. [It has been suggested many times before that _Aldudenie_, composed by a Vanyarin elf, is a Vanyarin, not Quenya, title. Carl]
    anthonyappleyard Jun 11, 2002