Munda in Early NW India
bronto at pobox.com
Mon Apr 23 07:42:39 UTC 2001
"David L. White" wrote:
> Retroflexes are not part of the proto-AustroAsiatic sound system.
> (Neither are voiced aspirates.) I have never heard of them occurring
> in Vietnamese, though I cannot swear that they do not.
According to one of my references, the phoneme written <tr>
is a retroflex stop in southern Vietnamese (palatal in northern).
Anton Sherwood -- br0nt0 at p0b0x.com -- http://ogre.nu/
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