Re: [tied] Re: *gwistis

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 15655
Date: 2002-09-21

On Sat, 21 Sep 2002 04:47:00 +0200, Miguel Carrasquer <mcv@...> wrote:

>On Wed, 18 Sep 2002 15:01:13 -0000, "m_iacomi" <m_iacomi@...> wrote:
>>French "g" in spelling is due only
>>to Medieval Latin influence on "l'orthographe du Francais": it's a
>>matter of common knowledge in France that many spellings with no
>>phonetical relevance were introduced due to cultivated Latin (see
>>for instance <temps> with an useless final "s", never pronounced).
>Bad example. That -s was certainly pronounced, and it still is in Catalan

It is still pronounced even in French (de temps en temps = /d& tãz ã tã/).

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal