Date: Thu Jun 10 2004 - 12:09:56 CDT
Peter Constable scripsit:
> Would you consider these too idiosyncratic?
No. The "idio-" in "idiosyncratic" has to do with an individual.
I forgot to point this out earlier, but !Xu phonology isn't idiosyncratic
either -- it's just unusual. To the !Xu it's the normal thing.
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