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On 8/6/07, Douglas Koller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> From: Rex May <[log in to unmask]>
>
> > I'm retelling an anime story there at
> > http://ceqli.pbwiki.com/STORI+HU+SRANMAZO
>
> If pandas be bears, why not "mawxoq"? It is a word, and more intuitive than "xoqmaw". Don't remember who says which (mainland maoxiong/Taiwan xiongmao?). I

Ceqli's self-segregation morphology rules require one or more
fricative or plosive
at the beginning of a morpheme, then one or more vowels, nasals and
approximants following.  So only "xoqmaw" fits the morpheme shape rules.

-- 
Jim Henry
http://www.pobox.com/~jimhenry