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Re: phonaesthetics & JRRT (was: Fave Conlangs + The beautifulest phonology)

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 27, 2002, 14:54
Raymond Brown wrote:
> I understand retroflex do occur in the Scandinavian >langs, but they not exactly well known outside that area.
They do occur phonetically, but are usually phonemically interpreted as /r/+dental. Execpt, of course, /r/ itself, which in many (most, I think) 'lects realized as a retroflex trill, fricative, or approximant (uvular variants are common in southern Scandinavia).
>And where, pray, >do clicks and voiceless nasals figure in these languages?
Icelandic has voiceless nasals, IIRC. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ MSN Photos is the easiest way to share and print your photos:


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