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Voiced/unvoiced fricative discrepancy (and Collective Plurals)

From:Andy Canivet <cathode_ray00@...>
Date:Thursday, June 20, 2002, 23:56
Thanks Andreas - and thanks to everybody else who responded too!

You've given me a few things to think about when I start to develop the
history and future of the language, as well as reassuring me that I'm not
completely off base in my guesses about phonology (and collective plurals


>From: Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...> >Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...> >To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU >Subject: Voiced/unvoiced fricative discrepancy >Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 19:54:49 +0000 > >Earlier this week, there was a thread about the naturalness of a system >with >both voiced and uncoived stops, but only unvoiced fricatives. I thought >somebody 'd like to now that one of my sketchier conlangs, Siréazh >([sre:aZ] >- this is the Tairezazh term; haven't worked out what the native is yet!) >had the following cutish system of stops and fricatives during a period of >it evolution > >p t k >f s x >b d g >v B z D G R > >Later this was simplified by B>v, D>z, G>zero and R>G. It may be noted that >/R/ is from earlier /G/ ... > > Andreas > >_________________________________________________________________ >Chat with friends online, try MSN Messenger:
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