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Akhilesh Pillalamarri scripsit:

> Everywhere I've read, it says the sound [a] is the most common sound
> in human speech; my personal experience with language agrees with
> that. I wonder now, is the sound [a] found in every language?

Well, some kind of low unrounded vowel is very common.  I personally
don't have [a] except in a few diphthongs, only [A] and [&].

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