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>No problem; Romanian never seems to have had this vowel, and it operates
>in Italian in only a few cases, mostly moribund now.

I decided to develop Montreiano this way as well. Also, s before stops
went to /S/, so: star - to be, is pronounced /Star/, and spaziu - space is


"The adventuresome gardener who tries plants that supposedly "will never
live", who carries that proverbial snowball through the depths of hell,
enriches our lives and expands the pleasures that we all can share."

Daniel J. Hinkley, in "The Explorer's Garden."