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On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, dirk elzinga wrote:

> > Clusters can only be of the form consonant-plus-*, or /tS/ or /dZ/.
> > [b] manifests as /p/ in word-final position, /b/ elsewhere.
> > [v] manifests as /f/ in word-final position, /v/ elsewhere.
> > (I *think* this rule makes some amount of sense but I'm not entirely
> > confident.)
>
> This is actually a very nice rule; have you considered applying it to
> all voiced/voiceless pairs? There is of course good natlang precedent
> for it in Germanic and Slavic (and probably elsewhere).

Pima!  I just came to that conclusion yesterday based on data I elicited.
I was very excited.

Marcus