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Re: Doubly-Articulated Indo-Europeans with Emphasis

From:Eric Christopherson <raccoon@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 22, 1999, 17:59
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From: Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
To: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 1999 9:10 PM
Subject: Doubly-Articulated Indo-Europeans with Emphasis

> Hi, > > i don't remember when it was, sometime when i was emailless, but i got > this idea: > > a phonetic change from PIE /k<w>/ and /g<w>/ into a doubly articulated > /kp/ and /gb/ in a descendent language. And from there even to a > Semitic-style emphaticized (pharyngealized) /p<A>/ and /b<A>/. > > Does that strike anyone as im/plausible?
I don't think so... I've had the same idea about double articulation, but I can't seem to pronounce those sounds myself :)