PHON: Xkanxey and a question
|Date:||Wednesday, December 1, 1999, 23:05|
> In Xkanxey (<x> =3D retroflex s) there are three genders named after
> "elements": air, water and earth.
Speaking of which, I'm going to change some things about Xkanxey.
First of all I have to get rid of that horrible <x>. And then
I'm going to suppress a couple of sounds: I can barely pronounce
the unvoiced aspirated alveolar trill (least of all in clusters),
and I'm tired of spitting my monitor when practising the sublaminal
linguolabial trills (especially the aspirated one).
How do you call a click that you produce with the tongue in position
for /n^/ (Spanish <=F1>)? I understand that a palatal click is somehow