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A l l o p h o n e s 5 composita. ) ] J In older composita such as m i k v a r a · ρ 'bat' (< mikwa 'tear' + l a · ρ 'wing'), intervocalic /I/ is realized as [r], whereas in composita of probably more recent date, /J/ retains its wordinitial realization, eg. h a ? 3 Similarly, this rule does not apply when a productive prefix is attached to a noun beginning with /i/, eg. k u - l a - p 'its wing'. eg. genitive suffix: m c n d a ? - r e p h a k - l e ku-mi p h a - r e siij m i k - l e r a q k u - l a ' p - l e 2 3 k u - s a ?
Alongside native tui) 'fever'. alongside native laqsup 'shoe'. 2. Allophones /dh/ aspirated voiced retroflex in the loan dhiki 'rice thrasher'. » /η/ voiced retroflex nasal in bhznta 'eggplant' and in the affected pronounciation by some bilingual speakers of Nepali proper names containing Nepali n. ]. /. i] notwithstanding. iV], eg. e· va·/ 'he did not have it transported . Compare with this the voiced allophone of /1/ in intervocalic position: /VfcV/ [VgV], eg. [kubo-<£en] /kupo-tcn/ 'his position in society', [fcc^d] /keta/ 'you'll come'.
Grandchild'; sya 'uncooked rice', sa 'meat'; kzbyarjsi 'your rice terraces', kcbaQsi 'he sent youP'. l taba 'he's on h i s 'game'; tuaba 'forehead', way'. l 'silent'. Distinctivity of the three nasal phonemes, /m/, /η/ and /η/, is illustrated by the following minimal pairs: /m/ - /η/: yum 'salt', yu/j 'sits'; lim 'tastes sweet', lit) 'thatching; grows; begins to shine'; nim 'ant, termite', nilj 'poison'; tim 'fills up', ti-η 'thorn'; sim 'woman's dress', siij 'wood'; him 'house', hirj 'survives'.