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Pharyngealization (was: Thagojian phonology)

From:FFlores <fflores@...>
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. :) --Pablo Flores