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Re: F and V Stops?!

From:Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 17, 2001, 17:47
On Tue, 16 Jan 2001 17:19:01 -0200, Luís Henrique <luisb@...>

>Is there a difference between f/v and z/s in that the latter are more
>postvocalic in most languages?
To my knowledge, z/s are much more common *in general*. Probably, more common postvocalically as well. And v often behaves phonotactically like a resonant rather than a spirant. Basilius