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Phonetics vs. Phonemics

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Thursday, February 23, 2006, 15:33
Mark J. Reed wrote:

>On 2/23/06, John Vertical <johnvertical@...> wrote: > > >>That reminds me - what's the most different allophones of a single phoneme >>you know of (either qualitively or quantitively)? >> >> > >The most different-seeming to me are [h] and [f] for Japanese /h/, but >those aren't all that far apart really. > > >
Well, Spanish (and Gascon, I think) has an /f/>/h/ sound change, so it does happen.


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>