handout_4_phonology - The Yucatec Maya Sound System p p b m...

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The Yucatec Maya Sound System p t k ʔ p’ t’ k’ c č c’ č s š h m l r w y • Yucatec contains 21 consonant phonemes and 5 vowels. • The phonetic realization of some phonemes varies by environment — e.g., n is often pronounced m before bilabial stops ( b’, p and p’ ), ñ before i and y, and ŋ before velars (
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course ANTHRO 1160 taught by Professor Marczender during the Fall '09 term at Harvard.

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