Re: [tied] Re: Unusual Phonolgy
From: Miguel Carrasquer
On Sat, 23 Apr 2005 22:57:16 +0000, etherman23
>Perhaps it was originally a voiced pharyngeal stop, weakened to a
>fricative, and then merged with a pre-existing /z/?
According to the IPA chart, voiced pharyngeal stops are
impossibe. A voiceless pharyngeal stop is technically
doable, but no language has ever been reported using it.
Miguel Carrasquer Vidal