Historical Linguistics

An Unlikely Retention

The (inter)dental approximant, which we symbolize as [ð̞], of the Philippine language Kagayanen has been claimed to be both phonemic and a retention from a proto language (Olson, et al. 2010)‡. It is the goal of this paper to demonstrate how the …

Repair Strategies Used with the Interdental Approximant in Some Philippine Languages

Note: The slides in this presentation were very similar to those used at ICAL-11 which was mostly the same presentation. This one took on a bit more of an Opimality Theory flavor.

Interdental approximant

An investigation and description of a rare and socially stigmatized speech sound where the tongue protrudes out of the mouth.