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In literate and educated varieties of speech, for instance, the native speakers of Maithili tend to retain the original pronunciation of the borrowed words. ” Furthermore I have found it difficult at times to determine which words are loans from current Hindi, Nepali, Maithili or Bengali, and which words can be considered to be cognates (but are nevertheless identical to the words in related languages). 15 16 2. Phonology Secondly, working on phonology alongside the orthographic representation can be misleading, especially when the orthography employed carries a strong historic weighting, as is the case with the Devanāgari script.
U/ũ/, CV /gʰiu̯/ũ̯/ or CVC /gʰĩw/ [gʰiw/w̃ ] 'ghee' (6) a. u/, CV /bæu̯/ or CVC /bæw/ [bɐw] 'father' (7) a. næ/ [ejt ̺ʰinæ] 5 b. ur/ or CVC /pʰeu̯r/ [pʰewr] 'fox' (*monosyllabic *CVCC */pʰewr/) b. ug-/ or CVC /d̪ʌu̯g/ [d̪ʌwg] 'run' (*monosyllabic *CVCC */d̪ʌwg/) 'DEM[prox/emph]-place' Similar intervocalic glides are reported, for example, in Bhojpuri (Shukla 1981:43) and Maithili (Yadav 1997 :19). 2 Vowels 23 b. 6 This is supported by the observation that examples (8a-b) were regarded by the informant PPR as disyllabic.
This could possibly be avoided by maintaining a ∅-morpheme for the imperative singular form, although maintaining a ∅-morpheme for other verb forms seems unwarranted. Conversely, maintaining a syllable boundary between the sonorant and the glottal fricative [h] would mean creating a new syllable structure, with syllable-final and word- final CC-clusters, which again is unattested in the language. 5 Nasalisation, length and stress 31 Table 11. Interpretation of ऩ /nʰ/ based on syllabificational constraints Stem: स ठ- /sʌmṭʰ-/ 'finish' 1.