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Re: Phonology and Questions

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, May 6, 2000, 23:54
Doug Ball wrote:
> Navajo has voiceless unaspirated, voiceless aspirated, and ejective
I'm sorry, once again I misstated my objection. What's (AFAIK) unprecedented is having a twoway contrast including ejective, that is, having no contrast in the VOT continuum with ejectives. Aspirated/unaspirated is a distinction on the VOT continuum. -- "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor