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Re: half voiced (was: Digest Deux)

From:David Peterson <digitalscream@...>
Date:Monday, November 5, 2001, 19:00
In a message dated 11/4/01 11:28:21 PM, thorinn@DIKU.DK writes:

<< Now, the reason why English-speaking kids prefer the version with a
voiced labial over the one with a (sort of) voiced velar may actually
have something to do with the aerodynamic voicing constraint. But
that's just a guess. >>

    That could have some truth to it--the bilabial consonant is the easiest
one to voice.