LINGUIST List 14.1253

Mon May 5 2003

Qs: Stop nasalization; PhD program

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  1. In Kyu Park, Stop nasalization
  2. Geoff Nunberg, First PhD Program in Linguistics

Message 1: Stop nasalization

Date: Sat, 03 May 2003 22:14:38 +0000
From: In Kyu Park <>
Subject: Stop nasalization

Dear linguists,

May I get some information about stop nasalization?

Korean has a phonological process of 'stop nasalization' which
nasalizes a stop before a nasal. Latin also shows a similar process,
as in /agnus/ 'lamb', presumably [aNnus]. According to Dell (in a
1981 article in Linguistic Inquiry), stop nasalization also occurs in
French sloppy speech. I am looking for more information about this
process in French, and for examples of stop nasalization in any other
languages. Can anyone help me with this?

Thank you very much in advance.


In Kyu Park 
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Message 2: First PhD Program in Linguistics

Date: Sun, 04 May 2003 23:48:34 +0000
From: Geoff Nunberg <>
Subject: First PhD Program in Linguistics

Can someone tell me which was the first American university to offer a
PhD in linguistics, and when?
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