132037Re: "Tracheal" consonants: a curiosity?
- Jun 17, 2005--- In email@example.com, william drewery wrote:
>To pronounce a pharangeal fricative, the aryetenoid cartilidges pull up and...
>around the base of the
>epiglottis, pushing it back some while the pharangeal cavity is tensed and
>slightly constricted. There is
>nearly always tounge root retraction. Epiglottals are essentially
>exagerated pharangeals. The aryetenoids
>pull all the way around the base of the epiglottis, pushing it into contact
>with the back of the throat,
>then the aryetenoids trill against its base as air flows laterally around
> Epiglottal stops are the same as ejective pharangeal stops. The glottisWait - did I understand this right? Epiglottals and pharyngeals are
>closes completely, while the tounge root retracts so far as to completely
>seal around the epilottis.
essentially the same POA, with epiglottal approximants equaling pharyngeal
(and I guess that would make pharyngeal apprxs. epig. vowels then? :))
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