2 Chiwere questions

Rankin, Robert L. rankin at KU.EDU
Sun Jul 28 20:47:51 UTC 2013

For at least some Chiwere speakers a /k/ preceding a fricative became a glottal stop (compare Dakotan).  So, yes, preglottalization.


From: Siouan Linguistics [SIOUAN at listserv.unl.edu] on behalf of David Costa [pankihtamwa at EARTHLINK.NET]
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Thanks for weighing in, Bob! Regarding accounting for the <K> in the last syllable of WE-WV-HÆ-KJU: šų in Chiwere is often preceded by a glottal stop. I don't know any of the technical phonetic terms for this,

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