Re: Phonology Problem: Nasalization Spreading
|From:||Dirk Elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, September 24, 2005, 23:07|
On 9/23/05, David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...> wrote:
> Dirk wrote:
> I think that the logic of it is sound, but only if /q/ and other
> uvulars are excluded. This has been called "laryngeal transparency"
> and was used IIRC as an argument for a particular version of
> underspecification in the late 80s.
> I just realized that I can't resolve your pronoun there (the first
> Now, is it the old way that you were saying worked (where /h/
> and /?\/ *blocked* nasalization spreading, and where /q/ formerly
> did [changed via your advice]), or is it the other, where /h/ and
> /?\/ allow nasalization to pass through, but, say, stops don't...?
> Sorry! I got confused! :(
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