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En réponse à Barry Garcia <[log in to unmask]>:

>
> I found a different way the m'n (when a vowel is lost) group can go (at
> least in my mind ;)).
>
> /mn/ > /nn/ > /Nn/ : feminam > femna > fenna > feñna /feNna/, faminem >
> famne > fanne > fañne (but i dont know if i'll keep that final e or not
> (the dropping of final e's is a later development in the language,
> fairly
> recent, i decree)
>

My way of handling m'n clusters depends on the next vowel (if it's an -a, or if
it's not):
/'hominem/ > /'omne/ > /on/ > /o~/ (written 'hom'): man
/'femina/ > /'fEmna/ > /'fEnne/ > /fEn/ (written 'fêne'): woman

Christophe.