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2018-05-01 5:48 GMT-05:00 taliesin the storyteller <[log in to unmask]
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> On 30. april 2018 18:25, Space Unicorn J wrote:
> > But what systems do your languages have? Examples please (system and a
> word)
>
> AFMCL: For one-syllable *stems* the max is CCVVC, but I don't think this
> way of describing syllables work very well for Taruven. Affixes behave
> differently, for one.
>
> Most consonants can be long, and when they are long they may act as a
> nucleus. However, with a consonant as nucleus you generally never get
> the full CCC:C, the onset or coda tends to be absent.
>
> What goes in a CC onset is also very limited:
> br dz dž fl fr gv kr ks kv nd ŋg pt sk sr št sv šv tj tl tr ts tš tv vr
> xd xs xv
>
> /pt/ is marginal, only in onomatopoeia and interjections.
>
> /sk/ is also marginal, all words except {skar} "thorn" have related
> meanings.
>
> When syllables meet (in a stem), you cannot ever get VCCCV. The middle
> consonants are simplified to CC, a different set of CCs than what is
> allowed in onsets. Furthermore, Taruven has breathy consonants. There
> can only be one breathy part per syllable, and only one per stem,
> preferrably in the first two syllables.
>
> So, it's complicated!
>
>
> As for ANADEWs, have a look at Basque and Yidiny.
>
>
> t.
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