Re: [tied] Re: bh:p-l:r-

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 8804
Date: 2001-08-28

>Oh, now I see what you mean. From a linguistic analysis of all of
>Hattic's descendant languages we are able to determine that
>/pil/, /pel/, /wil/ and /wel/ were all pronounced with an /f/. Please
>correct me if I'm wrong.

Yes, sorta. I'm not aware of anything known about Hattic
dialectology like we do for Sumerian or Coptic. Afaik the Hattic
language is pretty much assumed to be homogeneous but I could be

If these variants represented actual variants in pronunciation, we
should find consistency in spelling throughout any given text and
not a creative mixture of the above forms. We also should explain
why some p-words have variation and not others.

gLeNny gEe
...wEbDeVEr gOne bEsErK!

email: glengordon01@...

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