Qs: Jakobson's Strident Feature in Non-Fricative Cons
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Date: 03-Feb-2007 From: Juan Romero <jrommorunex.es> Subject: Jakobson's Strident Feature in Non-Fricative Cons
Liquid consonants in Spanish can be characterized as [+/- tense], however, this characterization poses a problem for the coherence of the system, since [+tense] consonants are otherwise unvoiced. The system does not seem to allow many other alternatives. The question is the following:
Has the strident feature been used in liquids in any language?
Juan Romero Universidad de Extremadura jrommorunex.es