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Query Subject:   Aspiration and Altitude
Author:   Mark Donohue
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Phonetics
Phonology

Query:   Dear linguists,

I am chasing up a reference attributed to Catford.
I have been told that he has discussed the acoustic reasons that lie behind a
perceived link between the use of aspiration to contrast plosives and the
elevation at which that language can be found (possibly in a study of
languages of the Caucasus).

Can anyone help me to find this reference?
Thanks,

Mark Donohue
LL Issue: 23.2335
Date posted: 16-May-2012



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