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CONLANG  March 2011, Week 5

CONLANG March 2011, Week 5

Subject:

Re: Redeeming an amateur conlang phonology and orthography

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Michael Everson <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 31 Mar 2011 08:42:36 +0100

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On 30 Mar 2011, at 16:40, Nikolay Ivankov wrote:

> Btw, ķ stands for palatalized "t" in Latvian,

I know that, of course.

> so _ŧķ_ may represent a genuine [s] sound, caricaturizing sh, ch, th and so on.

Well, first, I can't see how [þkʲ] yields [s], nor what you mean by "charicaturize", but as I said, the author's original offerings w