LINGUIST List 7.1379

Sat Oct 5 1996

Sum: Epenthetic vowels

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Message 1: sum: epenthetic vowels

Date: Thu, 03 Oct 1996 13:12:06 EDT
From: Deborah Schmidt <DSCHMIDTuga.cc.uga.edu>
Subject: sum: epenthetic vowels

The following very kind people responded to my query concerning
epenthetic vowels:

Kevin Russell
Dave Odden
Audra Dainora
Ricardo Lima
Jack Rea
Tobias Scheer
Steven Berbeco
George Fowler
Ingo Plag
Terry Klokeid
Matt Richardson
Ana Pasquini
Markus Hiller
Charles Gribble
Soeren Wichmann
Charles T Scott
Paul Hagstrom
Norvin Richards
Carsten Peust
Ikuko Tsuchiya

My heartfelt thanks to all of you for many promising leads. The
following are the languages suggested as (possibly) using two or more
distinct epenthetic vowels:

Mohawk
Hungarian
Brazilian Portuguese
some Northern Italian dialects
Hindi
the Slavic languages
an Eastern Armenian dialect
Sranan
some of the Wakashan languages
Kannada
Scots and Barra Gaelic and Irish
Japanese
Classical Latin
North Highland Mixe
English
Ponapean
Cairene Arabic

I welcome anyone who would like more specific information on
particulars, or on bibliographic references, to contact me directly.

Sincerely,
 Debbie Schmidt dschmidtuga.cc.uga.edu
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