Re: Cham vowels

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Oct 16 1998 - 10:05:03 EDT

Michael Everson scripsit:

> Ar 11:10 -0700 1998-10-15, scríobh Raven Travillian:
> >That's interesting. What effect does it have on the pronounciation?
> >
> >Does one of the vowels trump, in other words?
> I, um, don't know what this means.

Your interlocutor wishes to know if an independent vowel with a
dependent vowel attached is pronounced like the dependent vowel
("trumping" the normal value of the independent vowel) or as a
diphthong, or in some other way.

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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