Phonology Hero—Xerus & Ratufa SpecGram Vol CLXXVIII, No 4 Contents Rasmus Rask Puzzle V—Diamonds Are Forever—Lila Rosa Grau

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  • Hixkaryána: An OVS Language Created We Have. Yoda Are We Not. It Stop You Must.

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  • Sentinelese: No One Really Knows What We’re Saying, but Clearly It Means “Go Away!”

  • Ubykh: You Need Any Consonants? We’ve Got Plenty to Spare!


Phonology Hero—Xerus & Ratufa
Rasmus Rask Puzzle V—Diamonds Are Forever—Lila Rosa Grau
SpecGram Vol CLXXVIII, No 4 Contents