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lone fricatives

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 12, 2004, 16:36
Andreas Johansson wrote at 2004-10-12 10:41:52 (+0200)

 > Is there a reason for /s/ being the typical choice of a lone fric?
 > I can't think of any single-fric language where the only fric is
 > anything else than /s/.

I've heard that there is an Australian language of the Warluwarric
family with only /x/ (or maybe /G/?).  Of course, most Australian
languages don't have any fricatives at all.