Re: Palatalized uvular stop
|From:||Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 29, 2004, 19:20|
Stephen Mulraney jazdI:
> David H wrote:
> > What about palatalized dental fricatives? I don't think any languageuses
> > these...are they possible to make?
> Again Russian, IIRC. At least a discussion on this list (mainlyinvoling
> Russian-speakers) a few years ago convinced me that the 's' and 'z' in
> Russian are dental sounds, and the palatal forms of them are palatal
> dental fricatives.
I can confirm, that Russian (and Ukrainian) /s/ and /z/ are as much
dental as it is possible. And both langs have palatalized variants of
them as separate phonemes.