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Re: /S/ and /tS/ in natlangs
Padraic Brown wrote:
> Ah, indeed. I forgot about that little gem! There is at least one "sc"
> before "a": Yscaws. I don't know about the pronunciation, though, but I
> would doubt /iSaus/. Though I could be wrong; the Mistarista has stumped
> me at times before!
No, it's /I 'skaws/. Sca, sco, scu are pronounced /ska/ etc.
The /S/ sound, however, does not seem to exist before /a/, /o/, /u/.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)