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Does any language contrast prenasalised and truly voiced plosives?

asked 2016-10-20 13:03:00 -0400

Rincewind gravatar image

Does any language have both prenasalised and truly voiced plosives? (Either contrastive or complementary distribution)

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answered 2016-11-03 11:00:05 -0400

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By truly voiced do you mean to exclude implosives?

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Yes, though implosives are voiced, I understand them to have further properties that make them different. I mean plain truly voiced egressive plosives.

Rincewind gravatar imageRincewind ( 2016-11-03 11:56:46 -0400 )edit

Sorry. I'm unable to help much then.

ksteimel gravatar imageksteimel ( 2016-11-05 23:04:16 -0400 )edit

Well, I'm looking for evidence to falsify my hypothesis. If it stands, all the better,

Rincewind gravatar imageRincewind ( 2016-11-06 02:32:47 -0400 )edit
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