Re: Lake Phonology (or what I have so far of it anyway)
|From:||Paul Roser <pkroser@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 10, 2002, 4:39|
Danny Wier <dawier@...> wrote:
>The phonetic theory of Lake sylllables (and this could apply to Tech --note
>that the languages are NOT related) is based on a set of paradigms:
>This is the first part
>A-D: Consonants (initials)
>Paradigm A: voiceless-voiceless aspirate-voiced.
>Paradigm B: oral stop-nasal-fricative/continuant.
>Paradigm C: non sibilant-sibilant
>if C = 0 then labial-dental-velar-uvular
>if C = 1 then alveolar-palatal-retroflex-lateral (order may be changed)
Do you mean by paradigm D that 'if Paradigm C is non sibilant, then labial,
etc, and if C is sibilant then alveolar, etc'?
Wouldn't you need another parameter to determine which of the (four)
possibilities of C is meant?