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Re: Voicing Continuum (was: Linguistic Terminology)

From:Kristian Jensen <kljensen@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 5, 1999, 21:15
Adam Walker wrote:
>I sketched a sound system like this once. I started with /tS/. >Then added /ts/ and /dZ/ and /dz/. I kept adding different >affricates till I couldn't think of any more ways to move my tongue >the I started with palatalized stops like /tj/, /kj/, /dj/, /gj/ >and palatalized affricates and labialized some of them and added >highly aspirated stops and glottalized affricates and stops. I >never did get around to vowels, but what a jumble of aditorily >similar sounds I had psuedo-discribed!
With that many POAs, you probably only need one vowel. Regards, -Kristian- 8-)