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Nik Taylor scripsit:

> Chinese (Mandarin, at least, I believe other languages) have both.  The
> inventor of Volapuk was simply mistaken on the "r" issue.

Well, Mandarin does have /r/, but it is nothing like [r], which is
probably what he was expecting.  And the other Sinitic languages
don't have anything resembling /r/ at all.

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