Re: OT: Y/N variants (< OT: English and front rounded vowels)
|Date:||Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 23:23|
> [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On Behalf Of EricChristopherson
> > Ah, but _n isn't nasalization; it's nasal release, whichapplies to
> > consonants, not vowels. IME only fhe negative sound
> routinely gets
> > the
> > nasal treatment, something like ['V~?_n.V~:], which leads tovariant
> > spellings like "hunh-uh".
> > -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
> I'm not a phonetician but it appears to me that theaffirmative can
> also be nasalized, though it seems more noticeable somehow inthe
> negative. Also, when nasalization is present, either vowel, orboth
> vowels, can be nasal. IME. I think.
Yes, I notice a nasalization too, but it seems to be much
lighter than the negative form.