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Nik Taylor wrote:

> Barry Garcia wrote:
> >     /k/ -> /g/ except when /k/ is next to /g/: kamay - gamay, magkaroon -
> > magkaroon
>
> That's pretty unlikely, /k/ next to /g/ would be more likely than other
> /k/'s to become /g/, because of assimilation.

What? That depends on whether it's a regressive or progressive
assimilation.  There's no rule that says voiced consonants are particularly
favored given only the context of a C-a C-b cluster.

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