Munda in Early NW India

Anton Sherwood bronto at
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  --

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