Betreft: Re: Lip-plates
|From:||Rob Nierse <rnierse@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 13, 2000, 11:03|
On Mon, 12 Jun 2000, Kristian Jensen wrote:
> also cultures where only about half of the community
> wear lip-plates (e.g. only men). Would that create a
> situation where there are two different phonologies for
> the same language (e.g. men don't have rounded
> vowels, while women and children do)?
Once I saw an example of a natlang (forgot the name) that
has two phonologies: women say [r@k@rk@n] where
men say [c@k@cc@n] or the other way round.
That inspired me for a conlang where men pronounce
the /s/ as [r]. Also, /pp/ is pronounced by men as [p'] and by
women as [ph].
(de-lurking for a little while)