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Re: VMs: Split -ol- pairs...?
--- Nick Pelling <incoming@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> To me, a language (like Currier Language A) where
> "l" was overwhelmingly
> preceded by "o" but where that pair sometimes has a
> space inserted between
> them, points to spaces being "plastic" (i.e.
> malleable, able to be inserted
> at will) rather than syntactic.
> Yet with other character pairs being almost entirely
> word-initial (like
> "qo") or word-terminal (like "dy"), there also
> appear to be rigid rules
> associated with spaces.
In English, 'th' and 'sh' and 'ch' are like
your verbose pairs. Other languages do have
one symbol for the corresponding sound (note absence
of the proper linguistic terms).
However, 'th' and 'sh' can also be split up
by a space, less so for 'ch'.
It could be as simple as that....
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