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JOEL MATTHEW PEARSON wrote:
> Aren't there languages with height dissimilation, such that all the
> vowels in a word must be either mid or non-mid?  E.g., /e/ and /o/ can
> co-occur, as can /a/, /i/, and /u/, but /e/ cannot co-occur with
> /i/, for example.  I seem to remember that there are such languages.
> Could that be considered a sort of vowel harmony?

If so that would be fascinating!  I suppose it would be kind of the
*opposite* of vowel harmony, a sort of "vowel discord"?  :-)

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