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Unformatted text preview: 3. From listening to the syllabification of careful speech, I also assume that orthographic 'ts' is indeed an affricate, since 'tsh' corresponds to SAMPA /tS/ - though it raises the question of why not use a single symbol for each of these? (After all, with such a small inventory, there are lots of Latin letters available!) Dental Palatal Velar Glottal Stop t k ? Affricate ts tS Fricative s h Nasal n Liquids l w Vowels 1. Length is contrastive. 2. Nasalization is contrastive. 3. There appear to be a high and low tone. (See tonal language .) Front Central Back High i Mid E o Low a...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course AML 101 taught by Professor Anon during the Spring '05 term at Lane.
- Spring '05