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  • ...compositions. There is nothing wrong with that -- as I said, Quenya is after all a language and a language is a means for communication. Ales Bican -- What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Juliet, _Romeo and Juliet_)
    Ales Bican Jan 14, 2004
  • ...by a tengwa from Grade 6? Is it "weak", "'semi-vocalic'"? It a sense it is, but the term "weak" has to be extended to spirants. >Ales Bican says that can belong to the _tincotéma_ "supposing it is >a modification of ". I wouldn't suppose this since is >explicitly stated...
    Ales Bican Jan 9, 2004
  • ...reference to "your" book) that less than 5% of the world's languages include the voiceless palatal fricative in their inventory. Ales Bican -- What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Juliet, _Romeo and Juliet_)
    Ales Bican Jan 9, 2004
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  • ...certain that Tolkien was intimately aware of all the allophonic variations in every major and most minor dialects of English. CFH] Ales Bican ps. Another discrepancy in App. E I mentioned last time was the problem of Quenya _hy_, which Tolkien described as two similar...
    Ales Bican Jan 6, 2004
  • ...reminiscent of distribution of Quenya and (i.e. "untrilled" and "trilled" _r_). However, as I said it is only indirect evidence. Ales Bican -- What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Juliet, _Romeo and Juliet_)
    Ales Bican Jan 6, 2004
  • ...would be a parallel >development. **Two instances make it more probable but still I am interested in what A&C will say about it. Ales Bican -- What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Juliet, _Romeo and Juliet_)
    Ales Bican Jan 5, 2004
  • ...trilled" for IPA). > - "trilled" is like "vibrante" ("trilled" or "tap" for IPA). **Do you mean "untrilled" or "tap" for IPA? Ales Bican -- What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Juliet, _Romeo and Juliet_)
    Ales Bican Jan 5, 2004
  • ...If so, I would be tempted to intepret [x] in _mahta_ as a realization of an archiphoneme /k-h/ but that is a different matter.) Ales Bican -- What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Juliet, _Romeo and Juliet_)
    Ales Bican Jan 3, 2004
  • ...is also possible that _nyano_ is to be read as *_nyaro_ (or even *_nyáro_), but we will have to wait until VT46 is published. Ales Bican -- What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Juliet, _Romeo and Juliet_)
    Ales Bican Jan 1, 2004
  • ...would be very surprised if this post of mine was not rejected, because it is off-topic for the lambengolmor list. Or am I wrong? Ales Bican -- What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. (Juliet, _Romeo and Juliet...
    Ales Bican Dec 26, 2003