Re: Sound shift question
|From:||Isaac A. Penzev <isaacp@...>|
|Date:||Monday, October 25, 2004, 20:05|
Dirk Elzinga wrote:
> On Oct 25, 2004, at 6:45 AM, Thomas R. Wier wrote:
> > /th/ > /tx/ seems reasonable, as
> > long as you say a really long VOT gets reinterpreted as frication
> > (I seem to recall this happening in some Siouan language, but at the
> > phonetic, not phonemic level).
> It's in Navajo; dunno about Siouan.
The same is true about Romani (Gypsy) in its East European dialects. All
aspirates > cons. + /x/ clusters. Also, in its Russian dialect, /p_h4/ >
/pS/, and in Kalderash dialect /tS_h/ > /s\/.
"dj H3tj-9 t n Hqr m njw.t.f"