Re: rhotics (was: Hellenish oddities)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, November 25, 2000, 23:25|
On Sat, 25 Nov 2000 11:18:15 +0100 BP Jonsson <bpj@...> writes:
> I wonder how widespread lgs with more than one "r" phoneme are?
> Spanish is
> famous for its r/rr, Portuguese and Occitan have r/R, but beyond
> that? What about people's conlangs? Wanic has a slew of laterals
> but only
> one rhotic.
> / B.Philip Jonsson B^)>-
My conlang, Gabwe, (Goblin), has three R sounds:
/4/ ~ alveolar tap
/R/ ~ velar approximant
[r] (/44/) ~ alveolar trill
When /R/ geminates into /RR/ it becomes [G], a velar voiced fricative.
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