Print

Print


> From: Craig Daniel <[log in to unmask]>

> 
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 3:41 PM, Paul Hartzer wrote:
> > That is, in English, [h] only appears syllable-initially and [N] only appears 
> syllable-finally.
> 
> Even more precisely, I'd say [N] only appears immediately after a
> vowel but before either a velar consonant (the [N] in [TINk]
> isn't syllable-final, though it is in the coda) or a morpheme boundary
> (as in all my examples), whereas h appears only as the entirety of a
> syllable onset.

Good point. I'd (sloppily) said "syllable initial" and "syllable final" where I'd meant "in the onset" and "in the coda" respectively.

-- Paul