Re: Question about word-initial velar nasal
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, October 24, 2004, 5:21|
On Sun, 24 Oct 2004 00:40:14 -0400, Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> wrote:
> Herman Miller wrote:
> > Tim May wrote:
> > > Incidentally, what languages _do_ allow /N/ initally?
> > Thai is one that comes to mind, as well as Cantonese.
> Many Indonesian/Philippine/Oceanic languages have /N-/
*nods* and hence, so does Ko e Vagahau he Motu. Spelled |g| there from
Samoan influence; Tongan uses |ng|, for example.
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
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