Talk:Ìletlégbàku/Lexicon

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Nagbùn doesn't look like it comes from Negwẽ, but rather the proto-form. No? --Dunomapuka 22:18, 5 May 2010 (UTC)

Actually it does. The Naegbum dialect schwa is borrowed as /a/ initially and /u/ elsewhere. Although I've just decided for it to become /u/ everywhere, so the new form will be Nugbùn. Alces 15:23, 6 May 2010 (UTC)

Nice to have some parallel loans from other languages shared by Doayâu and Ìletlégbàku! The forms of your borrowings from Iŋomóe look suspiciously close to the originals though (especially the word for "saddle"); note that Iŋomóe is contemporary with Proto-Coastal-Western! For Doayâu I've assumed that Iŋ. cegujú [cəɡʊˈɟu] "saddle blanket", pydosànhí [pʏdɞsɐˈn̥ʰi] "foal", and sánhupo [ˈsan̥ʰʊpɞ] "to ride" were borrowed into PCW as *tsegùdzu, *pidòsàni, and *sànupo respectively, which would come out as something like cheguchù, pidasèni, and sànupa in Ìletlégbàku. --Cedh 11:50, 20 June 2010 (UTC)

You're right, I didn't think about that. I'll change them to the suggested forms. Alces 17:24, 20 June 2010 (UTC)