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