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Re: nasal diphthongs

From:# 1 <salut_vous_autre@...>
Date:Sunday, December 26, 2004, 4:16
Thomas R. Wier wrote:

>#1 wrote: > > Is there a language where there are nasal diphtongs? Maybe the first > > thing to ask would be: "Is it possible?" If a diphtong like Oa is > > possible why not O~a~? Do you have an example of natlang using it? > >One need not search far for such: Portuguese has plenty of nasalized >diphthongs -- [a~w~] being particularly frequent.
ho yeah? I feel stupid, I was thinking about some little languages wich we never heard of... I didn't even know that portuguese had nasal vowels. Thank!