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CONLANG  October 2000, Week 4

CONLANG October 2000, Week 4

Subject:

GŁeb (was Re: Stress marking)

From:

Carlos Thompson <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 26 Oct 2000 20:59:11 -0500

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Nic Taylor wabbe:

> Carlos Thompson wrote:
> > Any how, the universal way of calling that is "la gŁeb"
>
> Borrowed from English?  If so, why not "la hueb"?  Wouldn't
> that be closer in sound?

both <hu> and <w> are usually pronounced as /gw/ in Spanish, except in
words from German, where <w> is /b/.  This is suposed to be a vulgar
pronunciation but is the way most people pronounce, unless you force
yourself a little.  Then, _huevo_ and _hueco_ are usually /gwe