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Syllabic n in Japanese (was: Korean politeness levels)

From:Amber Adams <amber@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 9, 2001, 23:22
Right.  And "fun'iki" would be /fun=iki/, where "funiki" would be /funiki/.

On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 07:20:06PM -0400, Roger Mills wrote:
> "?j" seems to be Sanskritist tradition-- _of course_ the nasal before a > palatal is also palatal. The final "-?" look like Kash (which I don't like > either, but couldn't use "ng" and refused to use "N" mixing UC with lc.... > The rest is all eminently sensible. I guess my ignorant question would be: > is there a difference in pronunciation between "fun'iki" "{fun.iki} and > (hypothetical?) "funiki" {} ?? (Well, yes, I guess-- fun'iki would > be 4 morae/syllables?)