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Re: Unilang: the Phonotactics

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>
Date:Sunday, April 22, 2001, 22:12
* 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. t.