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2. Clearly, it is not the case that Japanese children have difficulty pronouncing all nasal sounds.
Making reference to syllable structure, explain the environment in which the difficulty of
producing nasal sounds arises.
3. In a sentence or two, write an informal rule (i.c., you don't have to write it in formal rule
notation) that accounts for what a Japanese child does when he/she cannot pronounce nasal
2 Thinking about underlying representations
2.1 Tzeltal
Examine the following data from a language spoken in Mexico. Note the distribution of the three
sounds [t], [th], and [t']. Note: [t'] is a glottalized alveolar stop, and [p'] is a glottalized bilabial stop.
[tut h]
[tulel] 'to harvest'
[jut'il] 'inside'
[hp'itp'on] 'throbbing'
[t'anal] 'heaped'
[t'ulel] 'to pour'
[ naht']
[htat ] 'my father'
[nahth] 'tall'
1. List the phonetic environments of the three sounds (t], [th], and [t'].

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