In a message dated 01/22/02 11:42:49 PM, [log in to unmask] writes:

<< Still there is a question --
Does any natlang have INITIAL devoicing of consonants? >>

If you mean initial only, I can't think of one. But Georgian (supposedly)
devoices consonants initially and finally. Also, Scots Gaelic devoices *all*
unmutated voiced stops and aspirates the already unvoiced.


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