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daniel andreasson wrote:

> It is interesting to see how plural is associatied with
> back vowels and singular with front vowels. Is this
> something that you've thought about or just a coincidence?

I just came up with that. I wanted it to have a kind of uniformity. So
the verb had a kind action all there own with the front to back vowel
change.


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>
> It reminds me of a recent seminar at uni on sound symbolism
> in Kammu (spoken in northern Laos). It has series of vowels
> (and reduplication) going from small to big. They can be
> applied to just about anything. Example:

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> Well, I feel I'm a bit off by now, but I thought it was quite
> interesting.
>
> daniel

I kind of like that idea, I have been trying to apply more meaning to
the phonology itself.

Mario