[despammed] Re: Lingualabial trills
|From:||Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>|
|Date:||Monday, April 28, 2003, 23:20|
Paul Roser wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Apr 2003 09:16:30 +0100, Peter Bleackley
> <Peter.Bleackley@...> wrote:
>>While thinking up exotic sounds to include in Magzhelyagon recently,
>>it occurred to me to put in a lingualabial trill (raspberry) in it. Has
>>anyone else used this sound in a conlang, and does anyone know which
>>natlangs use it?
> A fine sound, but I know of no natlangs that use it. Several languages
> of Vanuatu have lingualabial stops, nasals, and fricatives, but no trills
> have been reported.
> Pablo Flores' Shkanshey has lingualabials, and may have had a trill at
> one time, but I can't recall for certain.
I suppose it's possible in a language for a society that doesn't have a
taboo against spitting on others.