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CONLANG  February 2004, Week 1

CONLANG February 2004, Week 1

Subject:

Re: Pharingials, /l/ vs. /r/ in Southeast Asia

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John Cowan <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Fri, 6 Feb 2004 12:53:35 -0500

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Andreas Johansson scripsit:

> PS Is there any good reason that pinyin 'y' and 'w' become 'i' and 'u' when
> preceeded by a cosyllabic consonant?

You might well ask if there's any reason to use y and w at all, since
i and u do the trick fine: we could wri