R: Re: Phonology and Questions
|Date:||Sunday, May 7, 2000, 12:24|
> >I've heard it said that Japanese is developing distinct voiceless vowels,but
> >I've never seen the evidence for this. They are clearly there when youhear a
> >native speaker talk, but they seem to be predictable.
> All native and non-native speakers I've had contact with
> agree that they seem to appear predictably between unvoiced
> consonants, or in final position after an unvoiced consonant.
>Do they become voiceless even if they're stressed?