Re: Ant: Palatovelars: RTR, ATR, Uvulurized, Pharyngealized
|From:||John Vertical <johnvertical@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 15, 2005, 16:47|
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, tomhchappell wrote:
>As I thought I understood it, "uvularize" involves the _back_ of the
>tongue (as the mobile articulator) , not the _root_. (Where the
>parts of the tongue run, very roughly and leaving out a lot of
>detail, "front", "center", "back", "root".) The part of the tongue
>referred to as "root" cannot touch the uvula, but the part referred
>to as "back" can touch either the uvula or the velum -- as I thought
>I understood it.
Oh! Alright then. I was not aware that root" is separate from "back".
Yet, 2 questions follow:
>"Retracted tongue root" (RTR) means to narrow the pharynx by pulling
>back the root of the tongue closer to the back of the
>pharynx; "advanced tongue root" (ATR) means to widen the pharynx by
>pushing the root of the tongue the other way, away from the back of
1. How does this relate to generic "pharyngealized"?
2. What does this have to do with semivowels?!? (/1_q/ was suggested as the
semivowel corresponding with /1/.)
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