Re: RV: Ubykh vowels
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, February 13, 2000, 0:08|
> > 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@...>
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