Jean-Paul G. POTET wrote:
"Turkish writes things like gitti, yetti, but they are really pronounced
gitdi, yetdi etc." Mark HUBEY
Isn't this a case of dissimilation?
Why? It is just as easy to believe that the actual form is gitdi than to
believe it is gitti when
everyone pronounces it gitdi. Ditto for my other comments.
In Tagalog maligsí > maliksí "agile" it is assimilation that takes place.
Jean-Paul G. POTET, FRANCE
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