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Unformatted text preview: in the same place in the word but have different meanings. iv) [ j ] only occurs before the vowel [I]. This can be seen in [ j ist j ] and [ko j i]. They both exhibit this pattern even though the consonant [ j ] occurs at different points in the words v)This consonant, [ j ], is not contrastive in Ukrainian. 3. The voiceless fricatives [x] and are different phonemes in German. [x] only comes after back vowels, in particular in this data set: [a], [u], [ ], [o], and [ ]. This is because both of these sounds are made in the back of the mouth. comes after front vowels and glides; in this data set, the vowels [i], [ ], [ ], and and the glides [l] and [r]....
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- Spring '08