On Do, 13.08.2009, 16:36, Marion Gunn wrote:
>> How many of the most ancient Irish names which produce [ŋ] and [i:]
>> followed by any form of "s" can you think of?
> Repeating that question here, in case it got lost in the correspondence
> which followed.
That question didn't get lost, but by what I wrote in reply I also wanted
to indicate that we aren't likely to find any of these, since in the most
ancient Irish, i.e. in early Old Irish, there wasn't a phoneme /ng/ (only
- at best - an allophone [ng] of /n/ before /g/).