[tied] Re: the glottalic theory

From: Richard Wordingham
Message: 16768
Date: 2002-11-15

--- In cybalist@..., "Piotr Gasiorowski" <piotr.gasiorowski@...>
> Bible or no bible, voiced implosive labiovelars do exist, e.g. in
> (a virtual isolate, putatively placed in Kwa):
> "The consonant system contains a full series of unvoiced, voiced
> (voiced fortis) and implosive (voiced lenis) stops: labial, dental,
> palatal, velar, labiovelar."
> http://www.spectrum.uni-
> bielefeld.de/BEST/Research/TAPS/GutAdouakouGibbon.pdf
> Doesn't it sound a bit like PIE? It's a pity my source doesn't
> a labial gap.

And I'll bet the labiovelars are co-articulated as well, instead of
being labialised velars as in PIE.