Re: Number and frequency of phonemes, homophones and polysyllabicity.
|From:||Steven Williams <feurieaux@...>|
|Date:||Monday, April 11, 2005, 0:53|
--- bob thornton <arcanesock@...> wrote:
> Lateral *plosives*? I don't think they exist.
I'm pronouncing [t] and [d] with lateral release.
Sometimes, they come out as lateral affricates; i.e.,
[tK] and [dK\], respectively, but I try to minimize
the affrication. I can't think of any natlangs
off-hand that have them, though many Native American
languages have lateral affricates.
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