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Re: new lang: nvwl

From:Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 13, 2002, 23:30
On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 20:40:35 +0100 Christophe Grandsire
<christophe.grandsire@...> writes:
> En réponse à Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>: > > > > > yes, fricatives can be syllable peaks (isn't [R] a fricative?) > > > > Indeed. But it's also a rhotic, and in this respect behaves nearly > like an > approximant (indeed, in my French idiolect the |r| is very often > pronounced as > an uvular approximant rather than fricative).
well, in nvwl, _r_ [r] is the only rhotic that behaves differently from other consonants and that's only because it's the only trill. _R_ [R] behaves just like any other fricative and _y_ [r\] behaves like any other approximant.
> Christophe.
Robert Wilson (aka Elentirno Perellar aka Kuvazokad) ><(((> ><(((> <)))>< ><(((> ><(((> I yessessë Eru ontanë Menel ar Cemen. I yessessë ëa Quetta ar Quetta né as Eru ar Eru né Quetta.