[Spellyans] gawas 'to get'

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Thu Sep 8 20:55:45 IST 2011


On 8 Sep 2011, at 20:06, Eddie Climo wrote:

> On 8 Sep 2011, at 09:24, nicholas williams wrote:
> 
>> The natural way for English speakers to pronounce a long n is to make it dn.
> 
> Really? Consider the word 'unknown'.

That's not in final position, which is where pre-occlusion first turns up. That's why I said:

On 8 Sep 2011, at 11:00, Michael Everson wrote:

> The way this happens I think is they try to make it disyllabic [nn̩] which then breaks to [dn]

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