speaking of -tl

J. Mark Sugars jmsugars at pacbell.net
Tue Jan 4 08:08:44 UTC 2000

Michael Mccafferty wrote:
> Does anyone know how the Kwakiutl pronounce their -tl?

Boas in the *Handbook of American Indian Languages* lists a lateral surd
among the sounds of Kwakiutl {but he uses a capital "L" for this sound};
that sounds to me like it would be the same as the classical Nahuatl

Mark Sugars
Irvine, California

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