Re: Three vowel grades
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 27, 2002, 13:24|
Christophe Grandsire scripsit:
> As for how that could have originated, you should ask Teoh who (I
> think) has creaky voice associated with tone in her mother tongue Hokkien.
Creaky voice typically occurs as an exaggeration of high tone, just as
breathy voice typically occurs as an exaggeration of low tone.
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