Ant: Re: Linguistics: Final /?/ and /h/
|From:||Steven Williams <feurieaux@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 20, 2005, 13:12|
--- Joe <joe@...> schrieb:
> Roger Mills wrote:
> In most colloquial English dialects in England,
> word-final [?] is quite common (though it is only
> an allophone of /t/). I believe Liverpudlian
> dialects change that to [h] frequently. Both are
> fairly rare in European languages, though, but
> quite common elsewhere.
Don't many dialects of Arabic have final [?] and [h]?
I know with reasonable certainty that the final [h] is
pronounced, however weakly, in standard Arabic, and I
don't see why any dialect with hamza shouldn't
pronounce it syllable-finally...
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