[Spellyans] Phonemic inventory

Eddie Climo eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jul 4 17:51:53 IST 2008


On 4 Jul 2008, at 07:45, Michael Everson wrote:
>  I guess we have
> a minimal pair in <dâ> [dæ:] 'good', <da> [d@]
> 'to'.

I must be missing something: Nance 1938 gives 3 English meanings for  
K. 'da'
.. . . = good
.. . . see 'dha' [=S.'thy']
.. . . = fallow-deer

NJAW 2006 gives S. 'to' = K. 'dhe'

Where does K. 'da' = S. ' to' come from?

Eddie




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