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Query Subject:   Uvular fricatives and glottal stops
Author:   Randall Gess
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DOES ANYONE KNOW OF ANY DIACHRONIC CASES IN WHICH UVULAR FRICATIVES (OR APPROXIMANTS) BECOOME GLOTTAL STOPS, OR OF SYNCHRONIC CASES IN WHICH THE TWO SOUNDS ALTERNATE WITH EACH OTHER?
LL Issue: 8.1471
Date posted: 12-Oct-1997