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Re: Who we are, part VIII
On Mon, 27 Apr 1998, John Cowan wrote:
> Andrew Fferreir yscrifef:
> > I usually pronounce it ['brIthenIg], not sure if that's the correct stress
> > though.
> Well, now that you've changed the Web page, there is no question
> what the stress is:
> # Stress in Brithenig is placed on the penultimate, or second last
> # syllable. Monosyllables are stressed if it is open, or without
> # any following consonants, or followed by one consonant or ch, dd,
> # ss or th.
> So [brI 'Te nIg] it is, spoken in the land of ['ke mEr] and elsewhere.
> Alddarestaya will have to re-learn.
Ah. That's cella mista rista for you. I'll have a look at the new page.
> John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
> You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
> You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
> Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (FW 16.5)