Re: Historical realism and prenasalized stops
|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Monday, October 7, 2002, 3:32|
Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> A second possibility would be the loss of the
> nasal. Thus /VlmbV/ would become [VlbV].
Or loss of the stop, thus [VlmV], so that /VlmV/ and /VlmbV/ would have
homophonous phonetic realizations. Phonemic neutralization can be fun.
Another possibility would be a merger of /l/ and /m/, so that /VlmbV/
becomes [VnbV], likewise /VlNgV/ would be [VngV], while /VlndV/ would be
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