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Strategies for dealing with limited/simple phonologies

It's spoken faster. For natlangs, there's evidence that the amount of information conveyed per second is consistent across different languages. This is "information" in the sense of Shannon'...
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Strategies for dealing with limited/simple phonologies

Elision would become the norm. Speakers of a language with a small inventory and strict CV phonotactics would speak rapidly to compensate for longer words, like speakers of Spanish or Toki Pona. They ...
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What sounds would snake-people be able to pronouce?

If they can independently control each half of their forked tongue(s) they have unique phonology accessible - double articulation in human languages is rare and only some consonant combinations are ...
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