Pharyngealization (was: Thagojian phonology)
|Date:||Friday, February 25, 2000, 13:31|
Paul Bennett (was it you?) wrote:
>> I was thinking something along the lines of "creaky, ejective, implosive".
>> Or the MN type could be released with a hard breath -- or even something
>> like the Arabic "emphatics", having a secondary pharyngeal articulation.
I've been wondering about those pharyngealized sounds.
I think I'm producing them right, but just in case,
is a pharyngealized /n/, for example, the sound that
Marge Simpson and sisters do when frowning on something?
(sorry for the reference -- only one I can think of. :)