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Re: Voiced Velar Fricative

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 25, 2000, 12:08
On Wed, 25 Oct 2000, Kristian Jensen wrote:

> Since there is already a tendency for some dialects to replace > syllable-final <s> with an <h>, I thought of replacing it altogether by some > kind of cue in the phonation in the vowel (perhaps breathy voice), or maybe > even tone.
The dialects which totally drop /s/ in the coda usually replace it with fronting: 'la casa' /lakasa/ 'las casas' /l&kas&/. Likewise e > E and o > 0. -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter