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Hey, linguists and well-read amateurs:

I've been poking around for a while, and I'm really stymied trying to find
out how to fit uvulars and pharyngeals into a feature geometric system.
I've gotten a couple of fragmentary descriptions from here and there, but
nothing very conclusive or helpful. The best I can get is that there's two
possibilities:

A privative feature [pharyngeal] under the Place node (but what about
distinguishing uvulars from pharyngeals?).

A Guttural node that dominates Larynx (specifying voice,
spread/constricted glottis, etc) and Tongue Root, which somehow works to
specify ATR and pharyngeality.

I'm pretty frustrated here. Answers or links to web resources are greatly
appreciated.

Jesse S. Bangs [log in to unmask]
http://students.washington.edu/jaspax/
http://students.washington.edu/jaspax/blog

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