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Velar and uvular fricatives and approximants (was: 'out-' affix in conlangs?)

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Sunday, August 17, 2008, 12:33
Alaekos Fink isnerq (Alex Fink wrote):
 > But many Spanishes have [M\] for weak /g/ (where
 > some others have [G]), and [M\w] > [w] is if
 > anything even a more natural change. I don't
 > have the impression there's anything especially
 > disfavoured about [Gw], though I can't think of
 > a good example offhand.>

Very possibly my "[G]" is actually [M\] then. I
essentually use the sound I heard Icelanders
use, and indeed I can make a voiced velar
fricative that is a good deal raspier (and more
stable next to [N] and [w]) without becoming
either [g] or [R].

/BP 8^)>
Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch atte melroch dotte se
  "C'est en vain que nos Josués littéraires crient
  à la langue de s'arrêter; les langues ni le soleil
  ne s'arrêtent plus. Le jour où elles se *fixent*,
  c'est qu'elles meurent."           (Victor Hugo)