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On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Dirk Elzinga <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Don't know about (b), but current thinking in phonotactics and syllable
> structure maintains that a natlang like (a) doesn't exist, since there are
> no known languages which require syllables to have codas.

I've seen the Australian language Arrernte (spelling quite probably
off) suggested as a counterexample.

One can't help but wonder what that final -e is doing there then ...


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Andreas Johansson

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