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Re: RV: Ubykh vowels

From:Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Sunday, February 13, 2000, 0:08
FFlores wrote:

> > The language with two vowel phonemes is Ubykh (this is its Russian name) > > which is a tongue spoken in the Caucasus. The vowel phonemes are "a" > > as in father and schwa. There are a lot of phonetic realisations of these, > > though. > > Is this the language? I had heard of Ubykh before, but never > regarding this particular feature. I seem to remember it was > otherwise loaded on consonants...
Indeed. It has 80 consonantal phonemes. ====================================== Tom Wier <artabanos@...> ICQ#: 4315704 AIM: trwier "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." ======================================