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Re: USAGE: /pf/ (was: Announcement: New auxlang "Choton")

From:Pascal A. Kramm <pkramm@...>
Date:Saturday, October 9, 2004, 14:46
On Sat, 9 Oct 2004 09:18:07 -0400, J. 'Mach' Wust <j_mach_wust@...> wrote:
>I'd say it is a labiodental affricate, and that's also what Henrik has >described. As I understand it, a labiodental closure means that the lower >lip touches the upper lip, e.g. in the labiodental nasal /F/ in |emphatic|. >BTW, is there any language that has a labiodental nasal not only before [f, v]?
Can't think of any right now...
>>Do your upper teeth touch you lower lip when producing a simple [p]? > >I'd be very surprised if so. (Though I'd be less surprised if such a >pronunciation were found in some place in North-Rhine Westphalia.) In that >respect, there's no difference between German /p/ and English /p/.
Nope, no such thing here, just common [pf]. Word-initially, it's just [f]. -- Pascal A. Kramm, author of Choton official Choton homepage: