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Lakhota, was Re: Betreft: Re: Jaars IPA Helper

From:Brad Coon <bradandjen@...>
Date:Friday, January 14, 2000, 0:02
Rob Nierse wrote:

> BTW, is anyone familiar with Lakhota? I have a book that states that > Lakhota uses five (!) states of the glottis: > plain, ejective, aspirated, voiced and unvoiced. > Is that true? Are there more languages that have so many > distinctions? Or more?
It is true for Lakhota. There are lgs that combine the various states of course although I seem to remember a discussion here as to the reality or lack thereof of certain combinations. All of my lg materials are now in my office at work, so I can't provide examples, sorry. -- Brad Coon (My conlang and conculture pages) If its tourist season, why can't we shoot them?