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bok/); (2) distinction between sonorants and what the author called articulated obstruents (ex: /m/ vs.
This includes a number of initials that are not found in Mandarin, the most notable of which are a set of initials that reflect Middle Chinese voiced obstruents.
However unlike Dutch there are not only /s/ but also plosives nasals and fricatives can be preceded by obstruent and liquids in Hindko.
Elsewhere I have argued that there was a series of preglottalized stops in Proto-Germanic and that all obstruents were voiceless here in recent prehistoric times (e.
If it were the case that obstruent + fricative sequences were universally less marked than obstruent + stop sequences, then we could have an explanation for the selection of [a:rdsag[?
Examples of complete obstruent devoicing are plenty in the case of changes like in OE burz > burh 'town' or PGmc hlass > hlaf 'loaf', etc.
1 = Syllable Omission; 2 = Consonant Sequence Omission; 3 = Prevocalic Singleton Omission; 4 = Postvocalic Singleton Omission; 5 = Strident Deficiencies; 6 = Velar Obstruent Deficiencies; 7 = Liquid(1) Deficiencies; 8 = Liquid Deficiencies; 9 = Nasal Deficiencies; 10 = Glide Deficiencies.
Curiously, postnuclear, labial obstruent /p/ is realized as [k] quite commonly according to Canfield (1981).
For example, nasal consonants typically assimilate to the place of articulation of a following obstruent.
The phonological facts pertinent to RS include the following (6): (1) the Italian syllable consists of a nucleus, optional onset, and optional coda; (2) an onset cluster may be two or three consonants; (3) a two-consonant cluster consists of an obstruent followed by a liquid or a sibilant followed by a stop (sdegno); (4) a sibilant preceding an obstruent and a liquid forms a triple cluster (stretto); (5) gemination occurs only intervocalically (dramma) or following a vowel and preceding a liquid (dottrina); (6) a coda can have a maximal cluster of two consonants with first being a liquid or a nasal; and (7) a CV structure is favored.
Page after page of obstruent data and marching columns of Pearson correlations in the new book The Bell Curve by Murray and Herrnstein, which holds that success in life is mainly determined by inherited IQ and that statistically significant differences in inherited intellect exist among the races, imply that the issues at play in the IQ dispute are so sophisticated only readers of high intelligence can grasp them.