Re: Labiovelar stops
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, August 26, 2004, 17:19|
Muke Tever scripsit:
> There is at least one minor Romance language with the labiovelar nasal
> soud [Nm] if not actually the phoneme /Nm/; I seem to remember it
> arising from assimilation of final nasals (which are in this language
> phonemically /N/), with a following labial), but the name escapes me...
Indeed, one of the two names of the IPA symbol for [N] is "angma", which
I at least pronounce [&Nm@].
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