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CONLANG  June 2002, Week 4

CONLANG June 2002, Week 4

Subject:

Re: Lenition

From:

Christopher B Wright <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 24 Jun 2002 14:20:23 -0400

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Christophe Grandsire sekalge:
>Well, I don't want to begin the flamewar that happened a few month ago
about
>whether voiced sounds are "softer" or "harder" than voiceless sounds
[....]

Unvoiced plosives are often aspirated, which adds to the confusion. /p/
is just like /b/ except for voicing, but it's usually /p_h/ versus /b/.

That's my theory, at least. I have a few othe