Re: Why w and y are not vowels? [Was: Re: Latin vowels?]

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Sep 09 2002 - 16:37:44 EDT

Dan Kogai scripsit:

> And how about an 'i' for "Linux"? A vowel ? or a diphthong?

Only if you say "Lie-nux", in which case millions of Linn-ux and Lee-nux
fans will do the nasty on you! :-)

> [Da][n] [Ko][ga][i], 5 Japanese Syllables, 3 English Syllables

5 moras, 3 syllables, actually.

You are a child of the universe no less		John Cowan
than the trees and all other acyclic
graphs; you have a right to be here.
  --DeXiderata by Sean McGrath

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