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Quoting JS Bangs <[log in to unmask]>:

> Thomas R. Wier sikyal:
> > I think we may have discussed this before, but such "harmonic
> > clusters" typically have to agree in some laryngeal feature, like
> > voicing, aspiration, glottalization, etc. This is certainly the
> > case in Georgian, where harmonic clusters must agree in voicing
> > and glottalization and can occur where nonharmonic clusters may
> > not, just like the case you discuss with [tS].
>
> Hmmmm. Hiksilipsi has no constrastive glottalic features--no voice,
> aspiration, or glottalization contrasts. What does *that* mean?

I dunno -- I am by no means an expert in this kind phenomenon.  Maybe
you should introduce such a contrast? :)

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