Nannerpuss (anarchys_savior) wrote in linguaphiles,
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In Spanish, if /l/ comes before a dental /d/ or /t/ (can't make the actual IPA symbols; sorry) then the /l/ is supposedly also dental, but I really don't think that means anything. The /l/ still sounds the same, so what's the point in making a distinction? Forcing beginner phonetics students to remember one more rule? haha
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