On Fri, 10 Dec 1999 16:20:47 -0600 Ed Heil <[log in to unmask]> writes: > Nik, > Thanks for the information. A "pharyngeal glide.." would that be > something like: > u:w :: i:y :: a:pharyngeal glide? > And what other things than pharyngealized can an emphatic be? > > Ed . Well, i never thought of it as a glide, just that the back of the tongue is in a different place than 'normal', but i guess the movement there and back could be a glide. There're also velarized emphatics, and glottalized ones. -Stephen (Steg) "Eze-guvdhab wa'hrikh-a tze, / "zhoutzii wa'esh," i eze-mwe." ___________________________________________________________________ Why pay more to get Web access? Try Juno for FREE -- then it's just $9.95/month if you act NOW! Get your free software today: http://dl.www.juno.com/dynoget/tagj.