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Do Dazals (was: Constructive Criticism Appreciated)

From:Emily Zilch <emily0@...>
Date:Saturday, July 10, 2004, 20:46
{ 20040710,0124 | Danny Wier }

"Baybe his codculture is sufferig frob a cold epidebic! ;) Seriously,
Rotokas and a few other languages completely lack nasals, so it's not

Languages lacking nasals include some from the Pacific Northwest of the
US (First Nations, that is... *dot de locals, dough dey ofted hab
coldz*), Papuan (i.e non-Austronesian languages of New Guinea) and

My conlang lost nasals when they went to voiced stops; however, later l
 > n. With epenthesis, there may or may not be minimal pairs of n and
other nasals.