Re: Gignac, and Egyptian Greek phonemics

Edward Hobbs wrote:
> I still have a problem of method for the so-called filtering out of Egyptian
> phonemics.  Some instances of this are fairly obvious; but to label any
> pronunciation not in Attic and not in modern pronunciation moves too
> easily.  

Yes, but these weren't the only criteria mentioned; the other was that the
pronunciation can be explained by means of Egyptian phonology.  There is
also a historical angle, viz. whether the pronunciation coincides with the
period of Greek-Egyptian _Mischkultur_. 

Fritz Knobloch
U. of Penn.