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Glottal Stops and word-initial vowels

From:Daniel D Hicken <danlefrancais@...>
Date:Sunday, January 11, 2004, 5:37
Is it a given that word initial vowels cause humans to use a glottal stop
such as in /?{p@l/ apple, or /?{lo/ French 'Allo'  Or is it more
frequently found that there are not?  I'm working on a conlang, and when
I go through and pronounce through the words, I find that I'm wanting to
put a glottal stop in front of the word-intial vowels when there's no
liaison from the preceding word.


Daniel Hicken
"A language is a dialect that has an army and a navy." -Max Weinreich,
linguist and author (1894-1969)


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