|From:||Mark P. Line <mark@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, May 4, 2004, 22:11|
Tim May said:
> Mark P. Line wrote at 2004-05-03 20:36:17 (-0500)
> > Trebor Jung said:
> > > Just wondering, are there any other implosive-type consonants than
> > > bilabial
> > > [b_<], alveolar [d_<], palatal [J\_<], velar [g_<], and uvular
> > > Maybe
> > > infricatives?
> > Implosives have stop stricture, so "infricatives" wouldn't be
> > implosives. The five you name (the second one is actually
> > dental/alveolar) are the five listed as possible implosives in the
> > IPA. I think I've encountered a glottal implosive as a speech sound
> > somewhere.
> Implosives are produced by glottal suction, aren't they?
> So shouldn't
> a glottal implosive be impossible (as should a glottal ejective)? You
> can't decompress the space between the glottis and itself.
You're right. It'd have to be a pulmonic ingressive i.e. inhaled version
of the usual glottal stop), not an implosive (which is a glottalic
ingressive, as you point out).