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Re: /y/?

From:T. A. McLeay <conlang@...>
Date:Monday, January 14, 2008, 0:49
T. A. McLeay wrote:
> Henrik Theiling wrote: >> Hi! >> >> Yesterday I was wondering what interesting stuff could happen to an >> /y/ phoneme? Same question about the lax variant /Y/.
[Snip a bunch of examples] Oh, also I forgot Korean, where I think /y/ and /2/ have generally become in recent times /wi/ and /we/. That's almost boring, but invites the possibility of a suffix apparently causing an epenthetic segment at a distance (e.g. ti+pas > twipas). -- Tristan.