From: Brian M. Scott
> From: "Brian M. Scott" <BMScott@...>And I gave you just such a view: Carlton is (or was) in the
>> At 12:47:14 PM on Friday, October 7, 2005, Grzegorz
>> Jagodzinski wrote:
>>> willemvermeer wrote:
>>>> In the traditional formulation it is a very ordinary
>>>> phonetic rule, to wit a progressive palatalization of
>>>> velars preceded by high front vowels unless followed by a
>>>> consonant or a high rounded vowel.
>>> The traditional formulation is a little different: the
>>> process occured after a front vowel (including 'r.) and
>>> before a vowel, a more precise formulation is that the
>>> process occured after i, I, e, perhaps 'r. (in the
>>> dialects where such a sonant existed), and before a vowel.
>> Admittedly my knowledge of Slavic linguistics is minimal,
>> but Willem's version is the only one that I've encountered.
>> E.g., Terence R. Carlton (Introduction to the phonological
>> History of the Slavic Languages, 1990) gives it as follows:
>> /i(:)/, /e,/ + /k/, /g/, /x/ + vowel (except /u(:)/) >
>> /c/, /dz/ or /z'/, /s^/ or /s'/.
>> Certainly what I've read gives me no reason to doubt that
>> this is now the traditional formulation, even if it's not
>> the original one. (In my own field the traditional and
>> original definitions of 'compact space' are quite different,
>> for instance.)
> Brian, you know, it seems that all depends on what we
> understand as "traditional". I am a Pole and I live in a
> Slavic country. For us the Poles, only the view which is
> presented in school and academic books or encyclopaedias
> can be termed "traditional".
> Of course, such a view is based on more "serious" sources,Your chauvinism and condescension are misplaced: the book
> see my quotations in one of the previous posts. Perhaps
> these sources are not available in English.