[Spellyans] SWF Final Report /N/

Linus Band linusband at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 10:40:37 IST 2014


Using /N/ for /n:/ is fairly common in articles discussing Celtic
historical phonology. So it's specific to this field, just like the use of
' instead of superscript j to indicate palatalised consonants.

Best,
Linus


2014-08-06 9:41 GMT+01:00 Jon Mills <j.mills at email.com>:

> The SWF Final Report writes "... in items of which there are no attested
> RLC spellings, regular development of /N/ > /dn/ is assumed." The IPA uses
> [N] to represent a uvular nasal. I assume that 'uvular nasal' is not the
> intended meaning. Is this a typo? Or have I got the wrong end of the stick?
> Is [nn] intended?
> Ol an gwella,
> Jon
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