RE: IPA Null Consonant

Date: Tue May 27 2003 - 10:50:33 EDT

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    > One more linguistic usage sample (don't have any linguistic books at my
    > so I'll have to resort to googling)-- the Finnish "consonant gradation":
    > And I can assure you that the Finnish consonant gradation does not change
    > 'k' to the Danish vowel :-) It simply means "disappears" (or in reverse,
    > "appears from nothing").

    This is basically a variation of one of the uses I cited in an earlier
    message: for representing phonological deletion rules.

    - Peter

    Peter Constable

    Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
    7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
    Tel: +1 972 708 7485

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