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All consonants other than /ã/, /p/, and the geminates can occur in the coda. Any consonant but /r:/ can occur intervocalically. The restricted distribution of these phonemes may be due to limited amount of data. 11. Geminates are included in this table, notwithstanding the fact that, when they are preceded by a prefix of the form CV, they straddle the coda of that first syllable and the onset of the second syllable. ta]. ’ ‘climb’ ‘pierce’ ‘spread wings’ ‘knot’ ‘fear’ ‘awake’ ‘quick’ ‘slice’ Occurrences 1 2 3 1 2 1 1 9 2 5 Vowel deletion is found to create complex onsets.

011 Ra-vso uta sa-ira. garden garden CLF. 012 Da-r-vuso uta sa=ku. 1 PL . garden garden CLF. LOC =1 SG . ’ In (68), the vowel /u/ is dropped, leading to the combination [vs]. In (69) on the other hand, to avoid the illicit sequence of three consonants *[rvs] , the vowel /u/ occurs. Inserting a prefix ending with a consonant does not always reveal if a vowel is underlyingly present. ’ This could be interpreted as: (i) there is no underlying vowel in the words /rpasi/ and /spitia/, or (ii) some sequences of three consonants across morpheme boundaries are possible, under conditions that remain to be determined.

In (69) on the other hand, to avoid the illicit sequence of three consonants *[rvs] , the vowel /u/ occurs. Inserting a prefix ending with a consonant does not always reveal if a vowel is underlyingly present. ’ This could be interpreted as: (i) there is no underlying vowel in the words /rpasi/ and /spitia/, or (ii) some sequences of three consonants across morpheme boundaries are possible, under conditions that remain to be determined. 2 Consonant combinations across syllable boundary Across syllable boundaries, examples of three consecutive consonants were limited to the above cases reported in (70).

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