The Phonemic Structure of Proto-Zapotec

@article{Swadesh1947ThePS,
  title={The Phonemic Structure of Proto-Zapotec},
  author={Morris Swadesh},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  year={1947},
  volume={13},
  pages={220 - 230}
}
  • M. Swadesh
  • Published 1 October 1947
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
0. Though modern varieties of Zapotec differ considerably in their consonant systems, they all agree in showing some sort of weak-strong contrast among obstruents. In the sibilants there are typically strong voiceless fricatives contrasting with weak ones, which are commonly but not necessarily voiced; we find in different dialects s:z, ?: i, 0:d. Other pairs involve a strong voiceless stop or affricate against either a weak stop or a weak spirant, as p:b, t:d, k:g, 6, J. Sets of three have… 

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