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Re: Silvish

Post by cedh » 12 Jun 2019 18:32

So, if I understand it correctly:
- a stressed penult will always be followed by a syllable with an unstressed short vowel
- an unstressed penult will always be followed by a stressed final syllable
- a final syllable with a long vowel will always be stressed

If the above is true, I would suggest the following system, which is similar to your hybrid one but with a few additional rules:
- final stress is typically unmarked
- penultimate stress is marked; using a circumflex if the vowel is long, and an acute/grave if the vowel is short
- in words with an unstressed long penult, final stress on a short vowel is marked with an acute/grave
- final stressed short /e/ is always written é, even when the penult is not long
- in words whose last two syllables both contain vowels with a circumflex accent, the final syllable is stressed

I think this should cover all possible constellations without ambiguity:
/beˈta/ beta
/beˈte/ beté
/beˈteː/ betê
/beːˈte/ bêté
/beːˈteː/ bêtê
/ˈbete/ bète
/ˈbeːte/ bête

Your example text would look like this:

La rrêzoù par cha s' ajìssi d' responsâbletê d' intrettyé trê clê ìnsi que de problêmi lojistic dyun lê neuv uzî qui pouroùye gravaman accablé la hwìn-a lojistìca.

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Re: Silvish

Post by Dormouse559 » 12 Jun 2019 23:14

Yeah, that system works really well. [:D] I can't wait to start writing things with it. Thank you!

Wé, chou sistêmou màrhe byin byé. [:D] Jou voû pas l' eùra que j' eccrif avé lû. Marchif !

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Re: Silvish

Post by cedh » 14 Jun 2019 19:23

You're welcome!

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