[Spellyans] th/dh

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Sun Nov 21 01:04:51 GMT 2010


No, and I also pointed out that the contrast of /ð/:/θ/ may not be the same as with /g/:/k/.

Dan

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Everson
Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2010 7:04 PM

"On 19 Nov 2010, at 01:09, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

> Why can it not write <bolonjedh> [bɔˈlʊnʤəθ] and <bolonjedhek> [ˌbɔlənˈʤɛðək]

Because an orthography is meant to have some coherence and consistency. 

Breton writes final voiceless consonants in unstressed syllables, and voices them in sandhi with a following word or when an suffix is added. 

Cornish doesn't. Kernowek, Kernowegor.

Or are you going to propose that we write Kernoweg, Kernowegor?

 

 

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