On Jun 13, 2010, at 1◊34 PM, David McCann wrote:

> On Sun, 2010-06-13 at 11:11 -0700, David Peterson wrote:
>> Let's examine a test case, though. Let's say you have a noun /bas/ and
>> that fricatives voice intervocalically, giving you:
>> [bas] (nominative)
>> [baza] (accusative)
>> If you do this phonetically, you have what you have above. If you do it
>> phonemically, then you have "basa" for the accusative. What does that
>> buy you?
> Probably higher reading speeds; fully literate people recognise words
> rather than spelling them out.

"Baza"'s still a word; I don't see your point.

Also, this isn't the orthography: It's just the romanization. Presumably
if there were something lengthy, it'd be written in the orthography,
and not in the romanization.

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