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a change from ad to a (in pronunciation)

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a change from ad to a (in pronunciation)

Postby Junya » Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:25 pm

Hi.

I saw this sentence in a CD booklet.
Rumolde tam beate Margareta clamat a te
English translation attached to it :
Holy Rumoldus,Margaret cries to you

Is this a a simple misprint of ad ?
I thought so, but it also came to my mind that perhaps by economy of pronunciation ad te might change into a te.
ad te is a little difficult to pronounce, so the actual pronunciation might become a te or atte.
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Re: a change from ad to a (in pronunciation)

Postby adrianus » Fri Nov 23, 2012 4:12 pm

Junya wrote:Is this a a simple misprint of ad ?
Yes // Ita est.

Junya wrote:...it also came to my mind that perhaps by economy of pronunciation ad te might change into a te.
ad te is a little difficult to pronounce, so the actual pronunciation might become a te or atte.

No way in written Latin, in my opinion, unless via Italian or French or Spanish. // Minimè latinâ scribendâ, meâ sententiâ, nisi viâ linguae Gallicae vel Italicae Hispanicaeve..
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.
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Re: a change from ad to a (in pronunciation)

Postby Junya » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:31 am

Thank you. :D
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