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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of nasalize.

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Examples

  • As we can see, a rule like this in Minoan is minor and self-explanatory if there is only /n/ allowed in syllable codae, even more so if there is no phonemic contrast between a vowel-plus-nasal sequence and a nasalized vowel, whereas the same rule in Mycenaean produces the orthographic train wreck with which specialists must struggle.

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  • As we can see, a rule like this in Minoan is minor and self-explanatory if there is only /n/ allowed in syllable codae, even more so if there is no phonemic contrast between a vowel-plus-nasal sequence and a nasalized vowel, whereas the same rule in Mycenaean produces the orthographic train wreck with which specialists must struggle.

    Linear A treatment of consonant clusters

  • All part of a Canadian — you need to say it with a nasalized and palatalized sneer — smeer campaign against Us.

    Williams criticized on Hickey; story goes national

  • The n is highly nasalized: the missionaries proposed to express it by

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Only a handful of whites ever learned more than a smattering of Apache, a complicated tongue in which glottal stops and pitch have semantic meaning, while vowels may be short or long and nasalized or not.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • Only a handful of whites ever learned more than a smattering of Apache, a complicated tongue in which glottal stops and pitch have semantic meaning, while vowels may be short or long and nasalized or not.

    Once They Moved Like the Wind

  • It must be ruled entirely out of court, for instance, in two of the three European examples I have instanced; both nasalized vowels and the Slavic “yeri” are demonstrably of secondary origin in Indo-European.

    Chapter 9. How Languages Influence Each Other

  • Is it only accidental that these dialects are spoken in proximity to French, which makes abundant use of nasalized vowels?

    Chapter 9. How Languages Influence Each Other

  • The Germanic languages as a whole have not developed nasalized vowels.

    Chapter 9. How Languages Influence Each Other

  • They may become aspirated to bh, dh, gh or spirantized or nasalized or they may develop any other peculiarity that keeps them intact as a series and serves to differentiate them from other series.

    Chapter 8. Language as a Historical Product: Phonetic Law

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