Re: Unilang: the Phonotactics
|From:||taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, April 22, 2001, 22:12|
* DigitalScream@aol.com said on 2001-04-19 07:05:36 +0200
> In a message dated 4/18/01 8:44:26 PM, fortytwo@GDN.NET writes:
> > Just thought of something, take the word "slow", the tongue's in the
> > same place for /s/ that it is for /t/, and [s] to [l] involves a similar
> > movement as [t] to [l].
> Well, if you'll notice, trying to go from [t] to [l] involves placing
> your tongue on the alveolar regions to stop the flow of air, releasing, but
> not really, since you're immediately going back to that alveolar region to
> stop the flow of air and let it out laterally.
Uhm... perhaps your /t/s are dental and not alveolar, kid.