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  • n. Plural form of pharyngeal.

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Examples

  • Yet if we replace your ejectives with pharyngeals, we get back to the possibility of mere aspiration regardless of articulation being a distinctive contrast in Minoan stops, a feature found in Etrusco-Lemnian dialects.

    A new value for Minoan 'd'

  • I If we replace ejectives with pharyngeals, we get back to the possibility of mere aspiration regardless of articulation being a distinctive contrast in Minoan stops, a feature found in Etrusco-Lemnian dialects.

    A new value for Minoan 'd'

  • The eggs pass, I know not how, into the mouth, the bottom of which is lined by them, between the inner appendages of the branchial arches, and especially into a pouch, formed by the upper pharyngeals which they completely fill.

    What's in a Latin binomial?

  • So all in all, I think that Mid IE certainly did not have pharyngeals and without uvulars, there would be little to compare to a Proto-Semitic pharyngeal *ḥ in their sound inventory.

    The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- "to sneeze"

  • So when you were mentioning "disappearing pharyngeals" I was thinking of other things like PIE *septm̥ from PSem *sabʕatum.

    The so-called imitative status of PIE *pneu- "to sneeze"

  • Would the pharyngeal have caused the nasalization (I've read nasalization may develop from pharyngeals and pharyngealization diachronically), or was it the PSem final *-m via regressive assimilation (and subsequent loss of the segment itself), or was the vowel in the second syllable syncopated and the newly arisen cluster metathesized (of course, with the necessary devoicing of *b)...

    Cool stuff about Etruscan phonotactics

  • The co-existence of both 1ps subjunctive *-oh₂ and nominal ending *-eh₂ shows that pharyngeals aren't any better at explaining thematic vowels.

    More on thematic vowels and the voicing of Pre-IE word-final *-s

  • While the pair *tesyo/*tod can be explained by my voicing theory, pharyngeals simply cannot explain it.

    More on thematic vowels and the voicing of Pre-IE word-final *-s

  • You see, being that Pre-IE speakers didn't have pharyngeals in their language, the sequence -bʕ- just sounded like a strange-sounding "p".

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Somehow or other, the eggs of the female are conveyed into the mouth of the male, the bottom of which is lined by them, between the inner appendages of the branchial arches, and especially into a pouch formed by the upper pharyngeals, which they completely fill.

    The Western World Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North and South America

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