Dirk Elzinga writes: > At 7:37 PM +0100 10/22/02, Tim May wrote: > >Peter Clark writes: > > > Perhaps I can steer this thread back to its original topic. BTW Dirk, > > > thanks for the definitions of lenition, gradation, and mutation. I knew > > > lenition, but I was not familiar with gradation. > > > >Incidentally, Peter, I think Dirk's definitions would make a good FAQ > >entry (normally I'd forward them to you, but seeing as this is your > >own thread that would seem to be unnecessary). > > Thanks for the recommendation. I remember posting something like > this to the list several years ago, and as I recall it was better > worded. If that post can be found again, maybe it could be used > instead ... > Would that be this one? http://listserv.brown.edu/archives/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9908B&L=conlang&P=R2167&D=0 It would perhaps be desirable to have the examples of both Shoshone gradation and Fula mutation in the same article - as the author, maybe you could edit them together (perhaps removing the references to Rinya from the earlier post, as they'll be out of context in the FAQ)?