Re: CHAT: Humor, inter alia
|From:||Tom Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 9, 1999, 16:20|
Josh Brandt-Young wrote:
> >I think I've read somewhere, though, that [b] and [g] occur
> My fairly in-depth studies of Finnish have never revealed the presence of
> [b] or [g] in *any* circumstances whatsoever in native words.
Sounds good, but I'm going to go check my sources and get back to
you if I find anything to the contrary.
> This would, then, seem to be a language with three
> phonemic nasals [m] [n] [N] and *no* voiced oral stops.
> Pretty odd.
Yep. This I suspect would be one of those unusual languages on one
of the extremes of the bellcurve that I alluded to in another post.
Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
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