kurobuta: metaphony to kurabuta

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Aug 19 05:03:01 UTC 2014

You're right, reduction is more likely. I thought I'd heard a number of tokens over the last few years, but I'll have to start paying better attention and see if they're all just schwa reductions. BB

On Aug 18, 2014, at 6:42 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> BB:  <<Kurabuta, a spelling probably from English progressive metaphony>>
> WB: Looks like Regressive Graphicization of Successive Schwazifications to
> me. {8^()}  (Possibly metaphony in a Schleicherian sense, literally.)
> -

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