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On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Steg Belsky wrote:

> > from ancestor to "modern" conlang, I'm never sure how to deal with
> > syllable structure and possible consonant clusters in such a way
> > that the
> > descendant is actually pronounceable, which is why I tend to like CV
> > structure.
>
> > YHL
>
> I don't mind at all!
> Another idea might be inserting epenthetic(?) vowels, possibly colored by
> neighboring ones, so for instance:
>
> *kbáli  >>  k@báli
> *trí  >>  tIrí

Ah!  Hmm.  I thought of that but have never been sure how to decide which
vowel to use (other than "by feel," which I don't trust).  Thanks for the
examples.  :-)

YHL