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En réponse à Robert B Wilson <[log in to unmask]>:

>
> yes, fricatives can be syllable peaks (isn't [R] a fricative?)
>

Indeed. But it's also a rhotic, and in this respect behaves nearly like an
approximant (indeed, in my French idiolect the |r| is very often pronounced as
an uvular approximant rather than fricative).

Christophe.

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