Tried that, came up with:

That's got enough comparitive stuff for _anybody_!

Many thanks - now how do I say _that_ in limousin?

Wesley Parish

On Wednesday 24 April 2002 22:15, you wrote:
> i have an old paper "grammaire limousine" but i can't find any on the net.
> of course, when i'm old enough, i will learn more and webify material. but
> for now i'm not interested.
> try and google "grammaire limousine", there are interesting links and
> bibliography. especially one page written in lemosi with french
> orthography: it could help you understand how the language sounds because
> the original lemosi orthography is not easier than the french or english
> ones. for instance [u] is written <o> (like in swedish) and [o] is <> but
> there are plenty of diphtongs with various pronunciations (ou, uo, ue, eu,
> etc.). <o> is also pronounced [o] when followed by a consonant but [u] when
> followed by two consonnants: "totjorn" is pronounced like french
> "toujours". the feminine suffix -a is pronounced [O] but -ar, as, at, atz,
> etc. are pronounced [a] with many exceptions. in infinitive suffixes -ir,
> ar, -er the final -r is mute. plural -s and final consonants are not
> pronounced half the time according to rules that i never quite understood.
> this orthography "froze" in the late 14th century, way before modern "ol"
> french and has been kept unchanged since. there are many dialects. for
> instance "ox" is written "buu" but locally pronounced [bwej] or [bjow] and
> <ch> is pronounced [ts] or [tS] or [s] and final -ch is pronounced [k] and
> actually usually not pronounced except in "puech" [p] "the well" and other
> words, <s> may be pronounced [S] and stuff like that. i guess english is
> worse, but it's harder to find people speaking lemosi and learn from them.
> Wesley Parish <wes.parish@p...> wrote:
>                 Lemosi? Any text-books. grammars,
>                 dictionaries on it? Romance languages
>                 are
>                 a big interest of mine, if only
>                 because I've got so many - relatively
>                 speakling - under my belt so far -
>                 French to a limited degree, Latin,
>                 Spanish, Portuguese, and a little bit
>                 of Catalan. Old French, Italian.
>                 Romanian and the Italic ones such as
>                 Oscan and Umbrian are sort of floating
>                 around, and I _want_ _to_ _learn_
>                 Provencal/Occitan.- the language of
>                 the troubadours.
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