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Re: Tendencies of Sound Changes?

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Thursday, March 30, 2006, 18:03
Quoting Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>:

> Hello, > > Some time ago, I saw someone here mentioning that it's more > likely for a voiced stop to devoice than for a unvoiced stop > to voice.
Really? I would have thought exactly the opposite ... Andreas
> I know that in the realms of sound changes, > basically everything is possible, but I wanted to ask if > there are more rules like that? I already know that stops > tend to be come affricates tend to become fricatives etc. > and that this mechanism also works the other way round. > > Thanks for information, > Carsten > > -- > "Miranayam cepauarà naranoaris." > (Calvin nay Hobbes) >


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