Re: NATLANG: [t_md] vs [t_ad]?
|From:||Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 18, 2005, 19:44|
> Steven Williams wrote:
>> --- "Joseph a.k.a Buck" <zhosh@...> wrote:
>>> Does anyone know of a natlang which requires
>>> differentiation of a laminal-dental plosive from
>>> apical-dental plosive: [t_md] vs [t_ad] or [d_md]
>>> vs [d_ad] ?
>> I know that at least one natlang does, but for the
>> life of me, I can't remember it. Maybe an Indic
>> Tons of languages differentiate laminal-dental and
>> apical-dental fricatives and affricates: Basque, is a
>> good example.
> Isn't that more laminal-alveolar vs. apical-dental?
If you mean the Basque case they are laminal and apical
alveolars, and then there is a palatoalveolar as well.
Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch at melroch dot se
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