In Ganza's free word roots all NC clusters are homorganic
with respect to place of articulation, with the exception of semivowel onglides.
(9) If the velopharyngeal port should be delayed in opening, the voiced stop [d], homorganic
with [n], may intrude for [f[epsilon]dnts].
On the other hand, Fulk (1999), who examines the evidence for vowel lengthening before homorganic
consonant clusters, tries to show that Minkova and Stockwell's (1992: 201) doubts are unreasonable.
(28.) The reduction of medial clusters consisting of a nasal plus a homorganic
stop to a single nasal (as in Tembir [right arrow] Temir) is quite frequent in Aslian languages.
Thus, in Central Veps the suffixation of the postposition involved a reanalysis of the earlier morphosyntactic pattern, leading to the assimilation of the genitive suffix -n into the following homorganic
consonant l- that was the initial sound of the postpositional stem *loo-.
But if two allomorphs are available, as is the case with the mutations, CORHOM can force the selection of the homorganic
one, because as long as the output is faithful to one of the input allomorphs, there is no violation of faithfulness.
Prefixation of non-syllabic N- forms intransitive verbs: if the root begins with a consonant, it is replaced by a homorganic
nasal; if the root begins with a vowel, [eta]- is prefixed to it.
Various of the poems here show other "medieval" rhyme rules foreign to modern practice, e.g., rhyme of homorganic
voiced and voiceless stops (poem 20, ll.
(6.) Changing the word from kawolhborromdi to kawolhborrombi (the 'b' being homorganic
with the preceding 'm') may be an example of the evolution of a sound change in a song text.
It appears, for instance, that Homorganic
Lengthening (Aitken's HOCL) overall applies more before /ld rd/ than /nd/ in Scots, and gets extended to higher vowels later than lower ones, sometimes in the early ME period (so-called 'belated HOCL', pp.