rankin at ku.edu
Tue Nov 23 14:59:50 UTC 2004
Win a few, lose a few. That's the sport of it. Animal/bird names are good
places to look for borrowings though.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Kaufman" <dvklinguist2003 at yahoo.com>
To: <siouan at lists.colorado.edu>
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: bird.
> -- so any other SE language that borrowed it would have to have adopted [ts]
as /t/, and that's extremely unlikely for languages like Muskogean and Siouan,
both of which had /c/ phonemes they could have substituted but didn't.-- I did
have a problem with the lack of affricate in Siouan and Koasati. Close but no
cigar, I guess! (But fun trying nonetheless!)
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